This easy oven roasted salmon with almond and flat parsley pesto makes an elegant looking meal in no time.
Ingredients for 4:
Salmon fillet 16 oz
Canola oil 2 teaspoons
Raw almond 1/4 cup
Garlic 2 cloves
Italian flat parsley 2 cups
Extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons
Salt 1/4 teaspoon
Black pepper 1/8 teaspoon
Preheat oven for 350F. Prepare a baking sheet with an aluminum foil and lightly grease it with canola oil.
Make pesto by grinding almond and garlic in a food processor.
Add roughly chopped flat parsley and grind more.
Add extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons at a time and grind more. Add 1/4 teaspoon of salt and black pepper.
Cut salmon in to desired size by gliding a sharp knife with a single stroke, and place them on to a prepared baking sheet.
Add pesto on each piece of salmon.
Bake it for 15-18 mins. Right before its white substance oozes out of salmon is the right time to take it out of oven. Place them on a bed a salad and serve immediately.
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