Salmon with Chunky Basil Pesto

Salmon with Basil Pesto
Keto Salmon with Chunky Basil Pesto

Keto Salmon with Chunky Basil Pesto

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Salmon is one of the best to eat when on a keto diet. It is rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. The combination of salmon and pesto is surprisingly good that will look forward to having another round of this meal.


For Salmon

  • 170g/0.4lb Salmon Fillet
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp dried Thyme
  • 1/8 tsp dried Rosemary

For Sauce

  • 1/4 cup fresh Basil
  • 1 Tbsp Almonds
  • 1 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt and Black Pepper


For Salmon:

  1. Season the salmon fillet with all the spices and herbs.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan and add olive oil.
  3. Add the salmon to the skillet, skin down first. Cook for a few minute.
  4. Flip the salmon carefully and continue cooking until thoroughly cooked. Set aside.

For the sauce:

  1. Using a food processor, prepare all the ingredients.
  2. Add the ingredients in the food processor.
  3. Pulse on high until everything is coarsely chopped, about 1 minute.
  4. Serve the salmon with pesto and a slice of lemon.

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