Roasted Salmon with Walnut Pesto

Healthy meal brought to you by our friends and Nourishment Dietetics.

Nourishment Dietetics



100g walnuts

½ cup tightly packed parsley leaves

½ cup tightly packed mint leaves or basil

1/4 cup cold pressed oil (olive oil, walnut or flaxseed oil )

juice and zest from 1 lemon

a little Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 x 175 g salmon fillet

Combine the walnuts, parsley, lemon juice, zest, olive oil, sea salt and pepper into a good high speed blender like a vitamix.  You can have your pesto as smooth or as chunky as you like – I like mine a little chunky with lovely bits of walnuts.

Store covered in the fridge for up to one week. Serves 12

Sear salmon – skin side down for about 3 minutes in a pan and season with a little salt and pepper.

place into the oven to finish cooking 180 C. for another 5 minutes. Salmon should still be a little pink…

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