Dive into this easy and elevated baked salmon recipe. With Atlantic salmon, pesto butter, fresh dill, and fresh lemon juice, this dish is packed with healthy fats, is full of flavor, and can be on the dinner table in just 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray. Add the salmon fillets skin side down, seasoning the meat side of the fillets with salt and pepper to taste.
In a small bowl, combine the pesto, softened butter, chopped dill, garlic powder, and parsley flakes until smooth.
Spread the butter evenly across the tops of the salmon fillets.
Bake for 10–15 minutes or until the salmon is opaque and flaky. Allow the salmon to rest for 5–10 minutes before serving. Serve with a lemon slice or wedge.
Storage: According to the USDA, cooked salmon is good in the fridge for three to four days.
Food safety: The USDA recommends fish be cooked to a minimum internal temperature of 145°F (62.8°C).
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (151g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 359 (97%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 39.8g||53 %|
|Saturated Fat 9.4g||47 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 20.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 8.4g|
|Cholesterol 30.5mg||9 %|
|Sodium 103.7mg||4 %|
|Potassium 166.1mg||4 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 11.8g||3 %|
|Dietary Fiber 5.1g||20 %|
|Sugars, other 6.7g|
|Protein 1.5g||2 %|
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Calories per serving: 372
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