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Basil Pesto Salmon In Foil Packets with Zucchini And Cherry Tomatoes

  • Gluten Free
  • Seafood
  • Keto
  • Italian
  • Contains Dairy

These pesto salmon fillets in foil packets combine great summer ingredients, tomatoes, zucchini and pesto, to make a sublime low carb dinner.

Nutrition Per Portion

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  • 0.0 min

    Preheat oven to 200º.

  • 0.5 min

    Chop the tomatoes in half.

  • 1.5 min

    Roughly chop the zucchini.

  • 2.5 min

    Get a sheet of tin foil that is large enough to wrap completely over the ingredients to cover and seal in the steam.

  • 3.0 min

    Create a bed of Zucchini in the center of the foil big enough to lay the salmon on.

  • 3.5 min

    Lay the salmon atop of the zucchini.

  • 4.0 min

    Place the tomatoes around the salmon.

  • 4.5 min

    Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil.

  • 5.0 min

    Fold up the edges of the foil around it to create a 1 inch rim to trap the moisture inside.

  • 5.5 min

    Pour the vegetable stock into the foil around the salmon and tomatoes.

  • 6.0 min

    Using a brush or a spoon, top the salmon with the basil pesto.

  • 6.5 min

    Fold the extra foil over the top of the salmon packet and lightly crimp to create a mostly sealed package.

  • 7.5 min

    Place foil packets in oven and cook for approximately 20 minutes.

  • 27.5 min

    Carefully remove from the oven and keep covered for five minutes.

  • 32.5 min

    Open foil packets and serve.

  • Ingredients

    Salmon Fillet

    Cherry Tomatoes




    Vegetable Stock

    combine each stock cube with 450-500ml of boiling water. Stir until dissolved. 30ml per person

    Basil Pesto

    Olive Oil

    Use 1 tablespoon of oil per person

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The easiest recipe ever. The taste is great

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