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Baked Salmon with Pesto Sauce

Baked Salmon Pesto Sauce

Servings: 6
Net Carbs: less than 1g per serving

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs. salmon fillet
  • 1 Tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup plus 2 Tbsp of homemade or bottled basil pesto sauce
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • 2 Tbsp butter, softened
  • ¼ cup freshly grated cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Place fillet on rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Squeeze lemon/lime juice and sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over fillet.
  4. Spoon pesto sauce evenly over fillet.
  5. In a small bowl, combine almond meal, butter and cheese until it forms a crumb texture.
  6. Top fillet with the crumb mixture.
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes and then place under broiler for an additional 1 minute to brown.
  8. Keep a close eye on fillet so it does not burn.
  9. Serve immediately.
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Lauren Paley

Creator of Fearless Keto. Model + health & wellness enthusiast. After losing 45 pounds on Keto, I want to give back to the community that gave me so much 👑

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