Dinner - Salmon stuffed with basil pesto recipes

Author: Numbers Cross  

Here's what you need: skinless salmon fillets, ricotta cheese, pesto, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, egg Salmon fillets are stuffed with pesto and cream cheese and topped with crispy panko breadcrumbs for this impressive dinner. These moist salmon fillets are filled with spinach, pesto, sun-dried tomatoes and pine nuts.

Cheesy Pesto-Stuffed Salmon Recipe by Tasty

Cheesy Pesto-Stuffed Salmon Recipe by Tasty
Here's what you need: skinless salmon fillets, ricotta cheese, pesto, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, egg
Provided by: Tasty
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: Seafood
Number of ingredients: 8
Ingredients:
  • 2 skinless salmon fillets, center-cut bonesless, skinless
  • 6 oz ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • ⅓ cup parmesan cheese
  • ⅓ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 347 calories
  • Carbohydrate: 13 grams
  • Fat: 20 grams
  • Fiber: 0 grams
  • Protein: 24 grams
  • Sugar: 1 gram
How to cook:
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF/200ºC.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together ricotta, pesto, salt, pepper, parmesan, breadcrumbs, and the egg.
  3. Butterfly fillet the 2 center cuts of salmon.
  4. Stuff the mixture into the salmon, pushing edges of stuffing in as much as possible.
  5. Spray a medium size baking sheet and lay stuffed salmon it.
  6. Cook in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until stuffing begins to brown.
  7. Enjoy!
Notes: Salmon Loves Pesto - The Cocina Monologues, Check out my easy basil pesto recipe here! Pesto Stuffed Salmon. Ingredients: One center cut salmon filet for every person; 1-2 tablespoons

Cheesy Pesto-Stuffed Salmon

Servings: 4-5 Ingredients: 2 (1-pound each) center-cut boneless, skinless salmon fillets 6 oz Duration: 0:42

Baked Pesto-Stuffed Salmon Fillets

Baked Pesto-Stuffed Salmon Fillets
Salmon fillets are stuffed with pesto and cream cheese and topped with crispy panko breadcrumbs for this impressive dinner.
Provided by: By Chatelaine
Total time: 25 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Number of ingredients: 12
Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese , softened
  • 1/3 cup pesto , store-bought or homemade (see Kitchen Tip)
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 skinless salmon fillets , about 180 g each and 1 in. thick
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 small garlic clove , minced
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 142-g hearty kale salad mix , such as Eat Smart
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 579,
  • Protein: 34 g,
  • Carbohydrate: 11 g,
  • Fat: 43 g,
  • Fiber: 2 g,
  • Sodium: 639 mg.
How to cook:
  1. Position rack in centre of oven and preheat to 400F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil. Mash cream cheese in a small bowl until smooth, then mix in pesto. On a plate, combine panko with 1 tbsp oil and 1/4 tsp salt.
  2. Using a sharp paring knife, cut a 3-in. slit in the middle of 1 side of each salmon fillet (make sure not to cut all the way through). Spoon 2 tbsp cheese mixture into pocket of each fillet. Dip tops of salmon into panko mixture, pressing gently. Arrange salmon, panko-side up, on prepared sheet. Bake until a paring knife inserted into thickest part of fillet comes out warm, 12 to 15 min.
  3. Salad: Whisk 3 tbsp oil, vinegar, garlic, Dijon and 1/4 tsp salt in a large bowl. Toss with kale mix. Serve with stuffed salmon.
Notes: Pesto-Glazed Salmon Fillet Recipe, Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place salmon fillet, skin side down, in dish. In small bowl, stir together

Spinach and Pesto-Stuffed Salmon

Spinach and Pesto-Stuffed Salmon
These moist salmon fillets are filled with spinach, pesto, sun-dried tomatoes and pine nuts. They're both pretty and delicious!
Provided by: Taste of Home
Total time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 2 servings
Cuisine: Europe, Italian
Number of ingredients: 6
Ingredients:
  • 2 thick-cut salmon fillets (5 ounces each)
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 2 cups packed fresh baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 1 tablespoon sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil), chopped
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 204 calories
  • Fat: 14g fat (3g saturated fat)
  • Cholesterol: 44mg cholesterol
  • Sodium: 234mg sodium
  • Carbohydrate: 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars
  • Fiber: 1g fiber)
  • Protein: 18g protein.
How to cook:
  1. Cut a horizontal pocket in each salmon fillet by slicing to within 1/2 in. of opposite side. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, combine the spinach, pesto, tomatoes and pine nuts. Spoon into each pocket.
  2. Place salmon on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 12-15 minutes or until spinach mixture is heated through and fish flakes easily with a fork.
Notes: Baked Salmon Pesto (4-ingredients & 20 minutes), This one has been my most popular salmon recipe for years. I think its because this Baked Salmon Pesto is a four ingredient meal that's ready in twenty minutes.

Salmon with Pesto and Feta

Salmon with Pesto and Feta
A simple and elegant salmon dish full of flavor
Provided by: Cheri Renee
Total time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 14 minutes
Prep time: 6 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 4
Ingredients:
  • 4 salmon fillets (approx 4 oz. each)
  • kosher salt, pepper
  • 1 cup pesto
  • 4 oz crumbled feta
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 333 kcal
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Place the salmon fillets, skin side down on a lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper.
  2. Top each with 1/4 cup pesto. Place in a 425 degree oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Top each with 1 oz crumbled feta and place back in the oven for 2 more minutes, plus 2 more minutes with the broiler set to high.
Notes: Baked Pesto Salmon, A healthy Pesto Salmon Recipe, baked with a delicious walnut and parmesan crust. Serve this healthy baked salmon recipe with
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