Pesto Salmon (166 )
A rich source of Omega 3 fatty acids which have multiple health benefits for lowering triglycerides and heart health
|4 slices skin on salmon|
|4 1/2 slices of fresh lemon|
|1 sprig fresh parsley|
|120 grams pesto|
|200 grams snow peas (trimmed &deveined)|
|2 2 medium carrots (julienned)|
|2 packets white basmati microwavable rice|
|Extra virgin olive oil|
|salt and pepper to taste|
Pesto Salmon Directions
Heat the grill to medium.
Line a baking tray with foil and lightly baste the foil with olive oil.
Put the salmon, skin-side down, on the tray and add some pesto to each piece spreading it evenly across the top.
Lightly grill the salmon pieces for about 8 minutes for a pink inside, or longer depending on your preference.
Heat the rice as per the packet directions.
Lightly steam the carrots and snow peas and add them to the rice and toss through, add another teaspoon of pesto to flavour the grains, salt and pepper to taste.
Divide the rice into four bowls and place the salmon on top of each bowl.
Squeeze some fresh lemon on top of each piece of salmon and serve with slice of lemon and some parsley leaves.
diet gluten free