Pesto Salmon with Quinoa and Veggies


Submitted by: Amanda S.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Ready In: 45 mins
  • Serves: 2

Pesto Salmon with Quinoa and Veggies by Amanda S.


2 Salmon filets, about 4 oz. each
1 zucchini, sliced
1 yellow squash, sliced,
1 tomato, sliced and cut into quarters
Basil Pesto sauce, storebought or homemade
Extra virgin olive oil
1 cup Quinoa prepared according to package directions


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2. Line a Pyrex baking dish with foil and drizzle with some olive oil.

3. Put salmon filets in the dish and cover each one with about 1 tbsp. of basil pesto sauce.

4. Put the sliced veggies on top of and around the fish.

5. Cover with foil leaving a small space for steam to escape.

6. Bake at 400 degrees for 18 minutes.

7. Serve over cooked Quinoa, salt and pepper veggies and fish if desired.

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One Response to “Pesto Salmon with Quinoa and Veggies”

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    lynnie March 31, 2014 at 8:51 pm #

    This looks good, good and good!!! ☺️

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