Butter Pesto Salmon

Recipe courtesy of Simply Home Cooked

 

INGREDIENTS

4 tbsp Basil Pesto

½ cup butter (softened)

1 garlic clove, zested

4 (7oz) salmon fillets

salt & pepper to taste

1 tsp fresh lemon juice

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a bowl combine the basil pesto, softened butter, and zested garlic using a fork.
  2. Like a baking sheet with foil and lay the salmon fillets on top. Generously season with salt and pepper and squeeze a little bit of lemon juice on top. (About ¼ tsp per fillet)
  3. Scoop out the butter pesto using a cookie
  4. scoop and place 2 scoops on each fillet.
  5. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for 10 minutes.