Meal Kit

Basil-Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Skinnytaste

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Fish (Salmon)

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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Surf's up with this delicious Skinnytaste low carb seafood dish that tastes like you ordered it from a beachside restaurant. Each hearty salmon fillet has a generous coating of basil pesto and shredded Parmesan, so every bite is loaded with springtime flavors. The salad plays an important role too; not only is it the perfect bed for your salmon but all its colors make you feel like you're biting into a rainbow.

Gina Homolka, recipe developer and author of Skinnytaste, best-selling cookbook series and popular food blog, offers approachable takes on balanced, home-cooked meals.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    12 oz. Salmon Fillets
  • 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
  • Info
    0.42 oz. Mayonnaise
  • Info
    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
  • ½ fl. oz. Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 oz. Spring Mix
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    537
  • Carbohydrates
    9g
  • Fat
    37g
  • Protein
    41g
  • Sodium
    653mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 2 Mixing Bowls

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve tomatoes. Halve lemon and juice. Pat salmon dry, and season flesh side with a pinch of salt and pepper. Drizzle with lemon juice.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Salmon

    In a mixing bowl, mix mayonnaise, half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for topping salmon and salad), and basil pesto until completely combined. Place salmon on prepared baking sheet, skin side down. Top evenly and completely with basil-mayonnaise sauce and a pinch of reserved Parmesan.

  3. 3

    Bake the Salmon

    Bake salmon in hot oven until salmon reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 10-12 minutes. While salmon bakes, make salad.

  4. 4

    Make the Salad

    In another mixing bowl, toss or gently combine spring mix, remaining Parmesan, red wine vinegar, 1 tsp. olive oil, and tomatoes.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!

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