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Cilantro Pesto Crusted Salmon

Cilantro Pesto Crusted Salmon
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
Progresso® bread crumbs provide simple addition to this salmon topped with pesto and cheese – a hearty dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1 small clove garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups lightly packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 oz each)

Topping

  • 1/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1/4 cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In food processor, place 1/2 cup bread crumbs, the walnuts, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover; process 30 seconds. Add cilantro; process until well blended. With food processor running, slowly add oil, stopping occasionally to scrape down sides of bowl, until pesto is spreadable.
  • 2
    Spray 15x10-inch pan with cooking spray. Place salmon fillets, skin side down, in pan. Spoon about 1/4 cup of the pesto evenly over each fillet. In small bowl, mix Topping ingredients; sprinkle over pesto.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 18 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork and topping is light golden brown.

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  • Progresso® bread crumbs provide simple addition to this salmon topped with pesto and cheese – a hearty dinner.
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