Springtime yields beautiful basil, and what better way to use it than by making a fresh batch of pesto? Then you can spread it atop a gorgeous salmon filet in this fast, healthy recipe from 4 Ingredients: More Than 400 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes Using 4 or Fewer Ingredients, by Kim McCosker and Rachael Bermingham.
Baked Salmon with Pesto Crust
This is fantastic!
4 salmon steaks (5 ounces each)
1/2 c. pesto
1/2 c. finely grated pecorino cheese
Preheat the oven to 350° F. In a large skillet, sear salmon steaks on each side for 2 minutes. Meanwhile, combine pesto and cheese. Spread over salmon steaks and squeeze fresh lemon juice over the top. Bake for 15 minutes.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Rachael Bermingham is the energetic, dynamic, and proud mum of Jaxson and six-month-old twin boys, Bowie and Casey. She has written six bestselling books in the last four years and is regarded as one of Australia’s number one female authors.
Kim McCosker is the proud mother of three boys (Morgan, eight; Hamilton, five; and Flynn, two), the lady who had the idea and who is now the coauthor of the internationally bestselling 4 Ingredients series, which includes 4 Ingredients, 4 Ingredients 2, and 4 Ingredients Gluten Free.