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Keto Salmon with Chunky Basil Pesto

Keto Salmon with Chunky Basil Pesto

Salmon is one of the best to eat when on a keto diet. It is rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. The combination of salmon and pesto is surprisingly good that will look forward to having another round of this meal.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


For Salmon

  • 170g/0.4lb Salmon Fillet
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp dried Thyme
  • 1/8 tsp dried Rosemary

For Sauce

  • 1/4 cup fresh Basil
  • 1 Tbsp Almonds
  • 1 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt and Black Pepper


For Salmon:

  1. Season the salmon fillet with all the spices and herbs.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan and add olive oil.
  3. Add the salmon to the skillet, skin down first. Cook for a few minute.
  4. Flip the salmon carefully and continue cooking until thoroughly cooked. Set aside.

For the sauce:

  1. Using a food processor, prepare all the ingredients.
  2. Add the ingredients in the food processor.
  3. Pulse on high until everything is coarsely chopped, about 1 minute.
  4. Serve the salmon with pesto and a slice of lemon.

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