Fish

Salmon with Pesto

Salmon is such a delicious way of getting lots of Omega 3 into your diet. A stunning oily fish that goes well with a lot, especially Filippo Berio Sun-dried Tomato Pesto. This recipe is quick and easy to do and perfect for a slap-dash, Summer evening meal.
Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins

Ingredients:

  • 4 175g salmon fillets
  • 4 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 5 tbsp Filippo Berio Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
  • 8 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method:

  1. Rub each of the fish fillets with 3 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil and a good squeeze of lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and place on a baking tray.
  2. Combine the Filippo Berio Sun-dried Tomato Pesto with 4 tbsp of breadcrumbs to form a thick paste and spread evenly over each of the fish fillets.
  3. Mix the Parmesan cheese with the remaining breadcrumbs, scatter over the Filippo Berio Sun-dried Tomato Pesto and lightly drizzle with the remaining Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  1. Cook on the middle shelf of a pre-heated oven 230°C/450°F/Gas Mark 7 for 10 minutes or until the topping is golden and crisp.
  2. Serve with seasonal vegetables.