Salmon with Sunflower-dill Pesto Sauce
The rich steak-like texture and flakiness of salmon really shines with this preparation.
The result is a rich steak-like salmon with a hint of sweetness to the meat.
This recipe is a perfect pairing for rosé or light bodied white wines.
If you're looking for a tasty addition, add some lemon thyme to the pesto. It's citrus flavor is a great accompaniment to this dish.
3/4 cup basil leaves
3/4 tbsp fresh dill
1 tbsp green onion
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp olive oil
2 salmon fillets
sea salt and pepper to taste
Sunflower seeds and dill
- Preheat the oven to 320°F temp.
- Blend sunflower seeds, dill, basil leaves, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil in a blender until a smooth and creamy Pesto.
- Season the skin of...
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