Keto Salmon with Chunky Basil Pesto

Preparation: 30 minutes

Servings: 1

Delight your taste buds with a burst of flavor and nutrition with this exquisite Keto Salmon with Chunky Basil Pesto recipe.

Succulent salmon fillets are perfectly seasoned and seared to perfection, creating a crispy exterior while maintaining tender, flaky flesh within.

The star of the dish, however, is the vibrant basil pesto. The fresh basil leaves impart a herbaceous aroma and a pop of green color, elevating the dish to new heights.

This low-carb, high-fat meal is not only a feast for the senses but also a wholesome option for those following a ketogenic lifestyle.


For the Salmon

170g Salmon fillet
Salt and black pepper
1/8 tsp dried Thyme
1/8 tsp dried Rosemary

For the 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 the 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 minutes.
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.

Nutritional Information

Energy – 606.9 kcal
Protein – 38.4g
Fat – 46.9g
Carbohydrates – 3.9g

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