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Grilled Salmon with Cilantro-Pecan Pesto

 
Grilled Salmon with Cilantro-Pecan Pesto
Image © Food and Wine
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $4.83 One serving costs about $4.83

$4.83 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

spoonacular Score:88%

Spoonacular Score: 88%

 

Grilled Salmon with Cilantro-Pecan Pesto is a gluten free and pescatarian recipe with 4 servings. This main course has 456 calories, 38g of protein, and 33g of fat per serving. For $4.83 per serving, this recipe covers 31% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe from Food and Wine has 1 fans. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for The Fourth Of July. Overall, this recipe earns an excellent spoonacular score of 88%. Similar recipes include Salmon With Cilantro Pesto, Salmon With Cilantro Pesto, and Salmon Chowder with Cilantro Pesto.

Ingredients

Servings:
2.5 cups
2.5 cups cilantro
cilantro
0.25 cups
0.25 cups low sodium chicken stock
low sodium chicken stock
0.25 cups
0.25 cups olive oil
olive oil
0.33 cups
0.33 cups parmigiano reggiano cheese
parmigiano reggiano cheese
0.33 cups
0.33 cups pecans
pecans
24 oz
24 oz salmon fillets
salmon fillets
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp sherry vinegar
sherry vinegar
2.5 cups cilantro
2.5 cups
cilantro
0.25 cups low sodium chicken stock
0.25 cups
low sodium chicken stock
0.25 cups olive oil
0.25 cups
olive oil
0.33 cups parmigiano reggiano cheese
0.33 cups
parmigiano reggiano cheese
0.33 cups pecans
0.33 cups
pecans
24 oz salmon fillets
24 oz
salmon fillets
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper
1 Tbsp sherry vinegar
1 Tbsp
sherry vinegar

Equipment

food processor
food processor
pie form
pie form
grill
grill
oven
oven
food processor
food processor
pie form
pie form
grill
grill
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Food and Wine

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.83
Ingredient
2 1/2 cup cilantro
1/4 cup low sodium chicken stock
1/4 cup olive oil
1/3 cup parmigiano reggiano cheese
1/3 cup pecans
24 ounces salmon fillets
1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
Price
$1.32
$0.18
$0.64
$0.70
$1.03
$15.10
$0.35
$19.33

Tips

Health Tips

  • The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.

Price Tips

  • If you want the health benefits of salmon without the pricetag that comes with fresh and even frozen fillets, look for recipes using canned salmon.

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If parmesan plays a big role in the flavor of your dish (or if you're a serious foodie or serious about avoiding additivies) it might be worth your time to track down "true" parmesan, Parmigiano Reggiano.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

Green Tips

  • Wild Alaskan salmon is considered the most sustainable choice.

  • Parmesan cheese is traditionally made using rennet, an animal-derived enzyme. For this reason, true parmesan cheese is not suitable for vegetarians. You might be able to find a vegetarian hard cheese to substitute.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
455 Calories
37g Protein
32g Total Fat
1g Carbs
87% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
455
23%

Fat
32g
50%

  Saturated Fat
5g
34%

Carbohydrates
1g
1%

  Sugar
0.5g
1%

Cholesterol
99mg
33%

Sodium
411mg
18%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
37g
76%

Vitamin B12
5µg
92%

Selenium
64µg
92%

Vitamin B6
1mg
72%

Vitamin B3
13mg
69%

Phosphorus
430mg
43%

Vitamin B2
0.71mg
41%

Vitamin K
39µg
38%

Vitamin B5
3mg
30%

Vitamin B1
0.45mg
30%

Copper
0.56mg
28%

Potassium
941mg
27%

Manganese
0.45mg
22%

Magnesium
65mg
16%

Vitamin A
812IU
16%

Vitamin E
2mg
15%

Calcium
132mg
13%

Folate
51µg
13%

Zinc
1mg
12%

Iron
1mg
11%

Fiber
1g
4%

Vitamin C
2mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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