Salmon with Pesto Glaze Recipe

This salmon dish is a snap when prepared with ready pesto sauce and lime.

Ian Lee |

How To Make Salmon with Pesto Glaze

A quick and easy recipe for juicy salmon steaks with delectable pesto. Broiled to perfection until it flakes easily with a fork, all the while sitting atop a bed of pesto to keep in moist. Then finally plated with another dollop of pesto on top, simply divine.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 6 oz salmon steaks
  • ½ cup pesto sauce, BUITONI Refrigerated Family Size, devided
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to broil. Line a broiling pan with aluminum foil; set aside.
  2. Thinly spread one side of salmon with one-third of the pesto.
  3. Squeeze lime juice over salmon and lightly season with pepper to taste.
  4. Lay salmon on broiler pan pesto-side down.
  5. Broil for 6 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Remove from oven.
  7. Spread remaining pesto generously on salmon and serve immediately.


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 61mg
  • Calories: 186kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 26mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 225mg
  • Protein: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 309mg
  • Vitamin A: 642IU
  • Vitamin C: 5mg
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