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Roast salmon with pesto sauce

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Roast salmon with pesto sauce


  • Preheat oven to 190* C (374* F) Fan.
  • Cut 2 pieces of aluminum foil that are large enough to completely wrap the salmon fillets in.
  • Boil the green beans in a generous amount of salted water for 3-5 minutes.
  • When ready, drain and add 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to coat and divide between the aluminum foil sheets.
  • Thinly slice the tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and drizzle with the remaining olive oil.
  • Spread the tomato slices over the green beans.
  • Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper and place them over the tomatoes.
  • Spread 2 tablespoons of the basil pesto sauce over each slice of salmon.
  • Wrap the aluminum foil carefully around each slice of salmon, creating a nice packet.
  • Roast for 20-28 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven, open the aluminum wrappings and add the lemon juice.
  • Serve with lemon juice and lemon zest.
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
9 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
14 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
1 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
26 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
6 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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