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pesto topped salmon over veggies on a sheet pan
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Easy Pesto Salmon and Veggies

This easy pesto salmon recipe only uses 5 ingredients and we broil the salmon and veggies so they are perfectly cooked. The perfect easy salmon recipe that is keto and low carb friendly and super healthy!
7 Net Carbs
5 Freestyle Points
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy salmon recipe, gluten free, recipe for pesto salmon
Servings: 4
Calories: 254kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 4 ounce Boneless, skinless Salmon Filets
  • 2 Zucchini, sliced 1/2 inch coins
  • 1 Yellow squash, sliced 1/2 inch coins
  • 1 Red Bell pepper, sliced into rings
  • 8 Tablespoons Prepared Pesto
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the broiler (HI) of your oven and leave the rack in the middle.
  • Season both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the zucchini, squash, and red bell pepper on a large sheet pan and season with salt and Pepper to taste.  Spread evenly in the pan.  Place the salmon on top of the veggies.
  • Spoon 2 tablespoons of pesto on top of each piece of salmon, spreading in a even layer.  Place in the oven to broil.  Watch closely.  When the vegetables start to brown around the edges, the salmon should be ready.  This should take about 8-10 minutes.

Notes

  • If you want, you can use and extra zucchini instead of the yellow squash.

Nutrition

Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g