Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon

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Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon is a delightful dish that brings together the richness of salmon, the vibrant flavors of pesto, and the irresistible cheesy crust. This recipe is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a visual feast. The crispy, golden-brown crust perfectly complements the tender salmon beneath, making it an ideal choice for a special dinner.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet, skin-side down.
  3. Spread a generous layer of pesto sauce evenly over each salmon fillet.
  4. In a bowl, combine the grated Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.
  5. Sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over the pesto-covered salmon fillets, pressing it gently to adhere.
  6. Drizzle olive oil over the top and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork and the crust is golden brown.
  8. Serve your Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon hot and enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15-20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Baked Pesto Parmesan Crusted Salmon is a restaurant-quality dish that you can easily prepare at home. The combination of the basil-infused pesto, the sharpness of Parmesan cheese, and the crispy breadcrumb crust takes this salmon recipe to the next level. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or enjoying a family meal, this recipe will undoubtedly impress your guests. Plus, it’s a breeze to make!

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: XXX | Fat: XXg | Carbohydrates: XXg | Protein: XXg | Fiber: XXg

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