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Crave on this delicious setting of Salmon poured with tangy pesto sauce!

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins
 2 8oz, fillets of salmon
 ½ cup of olive oil
 2 lemons
 1/2 cup of pine nuts
 1 bunch of basil (leaves only)
 3 cloves of garlic
 3/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese
 Dash of salt
 Dash of pepper
 (Optional) Lemon slices as a garnish
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1. In a food processor: Pulse together olive oil, 2 tbsp. lemon juice, basil, and garlic , salt and pepper until smooth.

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2. Add pine nuts, and cheese, salt, and pulse until smooth mixture. Add additional olive oil if needed.

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3. Set pesto sauce aside.

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4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

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5. In an oven proof baking dish add salmon filets, skin side down.

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6. Spread each filet with 1 tbsp. of pesto sauce.

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7. Bake in oven for 15 minutes.

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8. Slice lemon and arrange salmon filets on platter.

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9. Remaining pesto sauce can be served with salmon.

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Ingredients

 2 8oz, fillets of salmon
 ½ cup of olive oil
 2 lemons
 1/2 cup of pine nuts
 1 bunch of basil (leaves only)
 3 cloves of garlic
 3/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese
 Dash of salt
 Dash of pepper
 (Optional) Lemon slices as a garnish

Directions

1

1. In a food processor: Pulse together olive oil, 2 tbsp. lemon juice, basil, and garlic , salt and pepper until smooth.

2

2. Add pine nuts, and cheese, salt, and pulse until smooth mixture. Add additional olive oil if needed.

3

3. Set pesto sauce aside.

4

4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

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5. In an oven proof baking dish add salmon filets, skin side down.

6

6. Spread each filet with 1 tbsp. of pesto sauce.

7

7. Bake in oven for 15 minutes.

8

8. Slice lemon and arrange salmon filets on platter.

9

9. Remaining pesto sauce can be served with salmon.

Salmon with Pesto Sauce

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