Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon
Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon is a delightful dish that brings together the richness of salmon, the vibrant flavors of pesto, and the irresistible cheesy crust. This recipe is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a visual feast. The crispy, golden-brown crust perfectly complements the tender salmon beneath, making it an ideal choice for a special dinner.
- 4 salmon fillets
- 1/2 cup pesto sauce
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet, skin-side down.
- Spread a generous layer of pesto sauce evenly over each salmon fillet.
- In a bowl, combine the grated Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.
- Sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over the pesto-covered salmon fillets, pressing it gently to adhere.
- Drizzle olive oil over the top and season with salt and pepper.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork and the crust is golden brown.
- Serve your Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon hot and enjoy!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon is a restaurant-quality dish that you can easily prepare at home. The combination of the basil-infused pesto, the sharpness of Parmesan cheese, and the crispy breadcrumb crust takes this salmon recipe to the next level. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or enjoying a family meal, this recipe will undoubtedly impress your guests. Plus, it’s a breeze to make!
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: XXX | Fat: XXg | Carbohydrates: XXg | Protein: XXg | Fiber: XXg