Pistachio Baked Salmon

Salmon cooks quickly which means this healthy dinner will be ready in about 30 minutes.



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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
Related Categories: Fish and Seafood
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Ingredients
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    1   cup 
    salted dry roasted pistachio nuts, chopped
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    1/2  cup 
    packed brown sugar
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    3   tablespoons 
    lemon juice
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    1   teaspoon 
    dried dillweed
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    1   teaspoon 
    coarsely ground black pepper
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    6  6  ounces 
    skinless salmon fillets
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    1/4  cup 
    purchased basil pesto (optional)

Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a small bowl combine pistachio nuts, brown sugar, lemon juice, dillweed, and pepper; set aside.
2.
Place salmon fillets in a greased, foil-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Measure thickness of fish. Spoon pistachio mixture evenly on each fillet. Gently press in place to form a crust.
3.
Bake for 6 to 8 minutes for each 1/2-inch thickness of fish or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Pass pesto to serve with fish. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 391, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 88, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 25, Monosaturated fat (g) 7, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 5, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 19, pro. (g) 39, vit. A (IU) 243, vit. C (mg) 4, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 12, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 20, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 5, sodium (mg) 208, Potassium (mg) 854, calcium (mg) 71, iron (mg) 3, Mark as Free Exchange () 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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