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Pesto Salmon Salad

Pesto Salmon Salad

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

For Salmon:

  • 1 lb Salmon wild caught alwas best

For Salad:

  • 1/2 cup packed cilantro stems removed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Make Pesto – equals about 1/3 cup (can be made ahead of time)
    Wash and remove stems from cilantro
    Add all ingredients to blender, nutrabullet, etc
    Blend until sauce consistency
    Add more oil and/or salt as desired
  • Wash salmon and pat dry
  • Baste with pesto and place salmon on sheet pan, if desired, leave some pesto to drizzle on arugula salad.
  • When oven reaches 350 degrees, insert salmon and cook 15-25 minutes (the cooking time will vary greatly on the size and thickness of the salmon)
  • While salmon finishes cooking, wash and dry arugula and cut cherry tomatoes in half, slice red pepper
  • Plate arugula and cherry tomatoes. Top with ¼ lb of salmon
  • ENJOY!!!