5-Ingredient Pesto Salmon Recipe | Yummly

5-Ingredient Pesto Salmon

Tina Liu: "Good . Think I will make it again" Read More
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Five ingredients lend a huge amount of flavor to this quick pesto baked salmon. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 4 salmon fillets (Atlantic, 5 oz each)
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper
  • 1/2 lemon (for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium15% DV360mg
    Fat23% DV15g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs1% DV3g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories240Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat15g23%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate3g1%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Tina Liu 2 days ago
    Good . Think I will make it again
    Tara Smith Carrin 11 days ago
    yum! everything was great! my salmon was a little thicker so i cooked it 5 minutes longer than the directions.
    Grill-Master Rex 19 days ago
    Very simple and surprisingly tasty. Added lemon pepper
    Lily K 23 days ago
    Super easy and tasty!
    Lyndsay Woolridge a month ago
    I found the pesto flavour to be much too overpowering, and the pesto brand I used was particularly salty. Definitely need lemon next time to mellow the flavour.
    Alex @ Yummly 2 months ago
    Great guided recipe!
    Kylee Ann 2 months ago
    Yummy! I definitely will make this again!
    Marie Reichard 2 months ago
    Easy recipe. I’ve had more success baking the filets at 350oF for 30 min however. I definitely seasoned the salmon more than recommended before adding the pesto. Don’t skimp on the pesto.
    David 2 months ago
    Super easy and delicious - added steamed broccoli for a delicious healthy meal!
    Knox 3 months ago
    Great meal and portion. Served over fresh spinach with risotto on the side.
    Arjun Chavern 3 months ago
    Excellent served over rice, used a little extra pesto and baked the salmon as one large piece
    Ventura 3 months ago
    Good Recipe, loved the taste. Quick and Easy. Cooked it for about 5 minutes longer then instructed.
    Shirin N 3 months ago
    Simple to make and delicious.
    Suzanne D. 4 months ago
    So quick and easy to make. The family enjoyed it.
    Pearl Igwe 4 months ago
    Super good. I cooked it for longer than suggested time. Would remake
    Edison 4 months ago
    This was pretty good even though I'm not a big fan of salmon. Would probably make it again.
    Alex Chapin 4 months ago
    I thought this tasted really good and it was quick and easy.
    ō 8 months ago
    Excellent Salmon, served with white rice. I added a couple of minutes to the cooking time.
    Ness Osadon a year ago
    Salmon tasted great. The only negative about this recipe is the cook time. I needed to cook the salmon 10 minutes over the recommended time for it to be fully cooked through.
    ConnieJaracz a year ago
    This was so simple and a crowd pleaser. Kids loved it, too .
    Bourazani Popi a year ago
    it was interesting... in the end i added extra lemon juice.
    Thomas Hughes a year ago
    Excellent. Easy to put together and great results.
    Kate H. a year ago
    Great! Super flakey and delicious.
    Caddy Murphy a year ago
    this was delicious! my husband basically licked the plate clean!
    Hadeel Belal a year ago
    loved this recipe!! so easy!
    Frank 2 years ago
    It was delicious and very easy to make thanks for the recipe!!!
    Maxime 2 years ago
    Delicious! But I had to cook it a little longer (~17 min)
    Shari Zibari 2 years ago
    out of this world, definitely making it again
    sera 2 years ago
    Very good. I’d make it again
    Priscilla Yam 2 years ago
    Simple and delicous to make!

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