Pesto Salmon Recipe

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Pesto Salmon
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  1. Lightly coat a baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place each salmon fillet in the baking pan and drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Apply freshly ground pepper to taste over each fillet.
  4. Gently spread pesto sauce over each fillet.
  5. Sprinkle parmesean cheese over each fillet.
  6. Optional: Place plum tomatoes slices on each fillet and sprinkle with a bit of additional parmesean cheese.
  7. Bake prepared salmon fillets in a 350 oven for approximately 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 614.05 Kcal (2571 kJ)
Calories from fat 324.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36.01g 55%
Cholesterol 142.16mg 47%
Sodium 605.97mg 25%
Potassium 1114.58mg 24%
Total Carbs 3.09g 1%
Sugars 1.35g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
Protein 65.74g 131%
Vitamin C 6.1mg 10%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 342.8mg 34%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 177.8 Kcal (744 kJ)
Calories from fat 93.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.43g 55%
Cholesterol 41.16mg 47%
Sodium 175.46mg 25%
Potassium 322.73mg 24%
Total Carbs 0.89g 1%
Sugars 0.39g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.26g 4%
Protein 19.04g 131%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 99.3mg 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.1
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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