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Reader Recipe: Salmon with Puff Pastry and Pesto

I was checking out all the great recipes in the Food & Entertaining channel, when I came across this colorful salmon with puff pastry and pesto that TeamSugar member rlveronica cooked up. It's simple to make, and whips up in no time at all. It's also quite colorful and flavorful and is bound to be a hit. To cook up this meal for dinner tonight,

Submitted by TeamSugar member rlveronica
From Giada De Laurentiis, Food Network

So easy to make! It's a great hit too! :)

Recipe Summary
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

You'll need:
4 pieces of purchased puff pastry, each cut to be just larger than a piece of salmon
4 (4 to 6-ounce) pieces salmon
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/4 cup purchased pesto
2 tomatoes, sliced

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
On a foil-lined baking sheet, place the 4 pieces of puff pastry. Also place the 4 pieces of salmon, being careful to make sure they are not touching. Sprinkle each piece of salmon with 1 tablespoon of the sliced almonds. Bake for 10 minutes.

To serve, place each piece of puff pastry on a plate. Top each puff pastry with 1 tablespoon of pesto. Top the pesto with 2 slices of tomatoes each. Top the tomatoes with the salmon and serve.


Join The Conversation
oinkoink oinkoink 9 years
Pesto and salmon are my two faves.
totonlaura totonlaura 9 years
Looks yummy!!
lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
Salmon and puff pastry are so wonderful together. My mom makes a version w/ mushrooms and a wine sauce...YUM.
verily verily 9 years
That recipe looks perfect as I have all of those ingredients in my fridge at the moment.
tuscanstellina tuscanstellina 9 years
I've had this before and it is fantastic. Definitely give it a try
kiwitwist kiwitwist 9 years
:medal: to riveronica for making this!!! Looks soo yummy
KerryG KerryG 9 years
Ooh, that looks delicious!
angelaevans angelaevans 9 years
That looks fabulous...I will have ot try it.
llendril llendril 9 years
YUM! this looks fantastic!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Anything with pesto or salmon sounds good to me.
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