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$4.83 per serving
Ready in 30 minutes
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.
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The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.
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).
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.
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.
Wild Alaskan salmon is considered the most sustainable choice.