Salmon with Cilantro Pesto

Salmon with Cilantro Pesto

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  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: 4
This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association's Face The Fats program. Recipe copyright © 2007 by the American Heart Association.

Ingredients

  • 4 (4 ounce) salmon fillets
  • Cilantro Pesto
  • Cooking spray (optional)
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free garlic-herb seasoning blend
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or lightly spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a food processor or blender, process the pesto ingredients for 15 to 20 seconds, or until slightly chunky.
  3. Place the fillets about 2 inches apart on the baking sheet. Spread the pesto evenly over the top of the fillets. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup almonds.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

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