Quick Salmon with Lemon Pesto Butter

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Quick Salmon with Lemon Pesto Butter
4 salmon fillets
Salt and pepper to taste freshly ground
1/4 cup butter
1-1/2 tbsp. Classico Traditional Basil Pesto
1/2 tbsp. Sicilia Lemon Juice
1 tsp. lemon zest finely grated

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes

Rinse salmon and pat dry; season to taste with salt and pepper.
Place on a greased baking sheet and broil 3 to 4 inches from heat
until fish reaches 150°F on a meat thermometer and flakes easily
when tested with a fork, about 10 minutes for 1-inch thick fillets.
Meanwhile, stir together remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
Place a spoonful over the top of each cooked fillet.

Makes 4 servings.

Perfect partner: crusty French bread

Nutritional Information:
840 calories, 80 g protein, 55 g total fat (18 g sat.), 1 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 295 mg cholesterol, 310 mg sodium


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Why is this recipe 840 calories? - how can that be when you compare to many other similar recipes? please enlighten me. thanks

Comment Number: 384


Our Registered Dietitian writes: 1 fillet or 85g of Chinook salmon = 711 calories which is what was used. If you use Alaskan salmon these would be your nutritionals: 340 calories, 44 g protein, 18 g total fat (9 g sat., 0 g trans), 2 g carbohydrate, 135 g cholesterol, 1 g sugar, 0 g fiber, 8 points

Comment Number: 405


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