Salmon Filet with Orange Thyme Pesto

Salmon Filet with Orange Thyme Pesto
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 185.7
  • Total Fat: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 75.9 mg
  • Sodium: 485.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 29.1 g

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Introduction

Covenant Health Cooking Demo with Dietitian Kayla Matrunick, MS, RD

*I do not agree with all of the nutritional information attached with this recipe. As a dietitian, I would estimate the calories to be 150, protein to be ~ 20g, and sodium ~170mg
Covenant Health Cooking Demo with Dietitian Kayla Matrunick, MS, RD

*I do not agree with all of the nutritional information attached with this recipe. As a dietitian, I would estimate the calories to be 150, protein to be ~ 20g, and sodium ~170mg

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 1/2 pounds (24oz) Salmon filet
    2 teaspoons Olive Oil
    4 teaspoons Thyme, fresh, minced
    2 teaspoons Orange Zest
    1/2 teaspoon Salt
    1/2 teaspoon Pepper
    1-2 cloves Garlic

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 425

2. Pesto:
Combine oil, thyme, orange zest, seasonings and garlic together in small bowl

3. Fish prep:
Rinse salmon, inspect for bones, pat dry with paper towels.
-Place in glass pyrex baking dish large, with SKIN SIDE DOWN. *do not spray dish first!

4. Rub the pesto into the top of the fish and allow to sit at room temp ~ 20min. before serving time.

5. Bake fish about 20 min. Test by pulling meat of fish near the tail up with fork. Fish is done when flakes easily. *thickest part may not be cooked through, but will cook more during carryover cooking (standing)

6. Serve & Enjoy!
- Serve from the baking dish , OR
- gently lift meat of fish away from skin which should remain stuck to the pyrex dish

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FOOD2FIT.

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