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Pesto salmon with asparagus in foil. Healthy, easy way to cook your salmon. Coat the salmon with pesto and place it on top of some asparagus and bake at 400° for 25 to 30 minutes. Yum. | joeshealthymeals.com

Pesto Salmon with Asparagus in Foil

Course Seafood
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Joe Boyle


  • 2 7 oz . salmon filets , skin removed
  • 3/4 lbs . asparagus , woody ends removed
  • 3 tbsp basil pesto
  • sliced tomato
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400°
  • Place asparagus on a large piece of aluminum foil and lightly oil and add salt and pepper.
  • Place salmon on the asparagus, add salt and pepper, then spread about 1 1/2 tablespoons of pesto on it.
  • Add thinly sliced tomato
  • Fold and seal the aluminum foil.
  • Place on a baking sheet, then place in the pre-heated oven, 30 minutes.
  • Serve hot