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Basil Pesto Salmon with Spinach
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10 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 20MINS

Basil Pesto Salmon with Spinach

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Prepare this delicious, heart-healthy, and vitamin-rich dinner in minutes. With short cook times, using the microwave to prepare your meal is a great cooking method to preserve most nutrients. Serve with wild brown rice, orzo, or couscous.
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Inspired by the Japanese appreciation of taste and social cooking, Panasonic has designed solutions to inspire real food experiences to bring together fresh food know-how and precision technologies.
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Prepare this delicious, heart-healthy, and vitamin-rich dinner in minutes. With short cook times, using the microwave to prepare your meal is a great cooking method to preserve most nutrients. Serve with wild brown rice, orzo, or couscous.
20MINS
Total Time
$2.90
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Fresh Baby Spinach
1 bunch
(312 g)
Fresh Baby Spinach
Ground Nutmeg
1/4 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
Salmon
1 lb
Salmon
preferably centre cut, cut into 4 equal portions
Garlic Powder
1 tsp
McCormick® Garlic Powder
Basil Pesto
1/4 cup
Basil Pesto
Salt
to taste
Fresh Basil
to taste
Chopped Fresh Basil
for serving
optional
Lemon
to taste
Sliced Lemons
for serving
optional
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
273
Fat
15.9 g
Protein
28.0 g
Carbs
4.7 g
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step 1
Place the Fresh Baby Spinach (1 bunch) into a large microwave-proof casserole dish and cover with a glass top or plastic wrap to lock in the steam. Cook in the microwave for 2 minutes.
step 1 Place the Fresh Baby Spinach (1 bunch) into a large microwave-proof casserole dish and cover with a glass top or plastic wrap to lock in the steam. Cook in the microwave for 2 minutes.
step 2
Add the Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp) and Ground Nutmeg (1/4 tsp), and season to taste with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Set aside.
step 2 Add the Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp) and Ground Nutmeg (1/4 tsp), and season to taste with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Set aside.
step 3
Place the Salmon (1 lb) skin-side down into another microwave-proof casserole dish. Season with McCormick® Garlic Powder (1 tsp), Salt (to taste), and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 3 Place the Salmon (1 lb) skin-side down into another microwave-proof casserole dish. Season with McCormick® Garlic Powder (1 tsp), Salt (to taste), and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 4
Brush each fillet with 2 Tbsp of the Basil Pesto (1/4 cup). Cover the dish tightly with a glass top or plastic wrap to lock in the steam. Cook on Power 7 for 5 minutes.
step 4 Brush each fillet with 2 Tbsp of the Basil Pesto (1/4 cup). Cover the dish tightly with a glass top or plastic wrap to lock in the steam. Cook on Power 7 for 5 minutes.
step 5
Check the center of the fish for doneness – it should flake apart easily when poked with a fork. If undercooked, continue to cook at 30-second intervals. Do not overcook fish. Let stand, covered, for 3 minutes before serving.
step 5 Check the center of the fish for doneness – it should flake apart easily when poked with a fork. If undercooked, continue to cook at 30-second intervals. Do not overcook fish. Let stand, covered, for 3 minutes before serving.
step 6
Squeeze Lemons (to taste) over fish and garnish with Fresh Basil (to taste) if desired. Serve with spinach.
step 6 Squeeze Lemons (to taste) over fish and garnish with Fresh Basil (to taste) if desired. Serve with spinach.
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American
Gluten-Free
Microwave
Keto
Low-Carb
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Salmon
Vegetables
Whole Grains
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