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The nicest creamy salmon ever!

This one pan creamy pesto salmon is one of the nicest meals ive had i months.

Its simple, delicious and best of all everything in X1 pan.... the fresh ingredients make it full of flavour, and with 38g of protein it great for everyone looking to eat healthy this week. It also tastes great the next day so perfect for left overs. All r

eady in under 15 minutes.

500kcal and 38g protein

You will need to serve 2

2 salmon fillets

1 tin butterbeans

Fresh basil

1 courgette

80g peas, defrosted

6 spears of asparagus

12 green olives, diced and 1 tbsp capers (optional)

1 large shallot

2 cloves garlic

Few handfuls of spinach

2 tbsp half fat crème fraiche

1 tbsp green pesto

Chicken stock cube

1 lemon


1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Sear in a hot pan on all sides until coloured. Remove and set to one side.

2. In the same pan, sweat the shallot, garlic and diced courgette with a pinch of salt. Sweat down for 5 minutes.

3. Mix in the chopped basil stems, 1 tbsp chopped capers and diced olives.

4. Sauté for a few minutes, then add in a stock cube and 200ml water. Bring to a simmer, tip in the butterbeans and leave for 5 minutes.

5. Turn the heat right down, add in 2 tbsp crème fraiche, the zest of a lemon, 1 tbsp pesto, 1 tsp American mustard, 15g grated Parmesan and a crack of black pepper. Stir then mix in the spinach and some chopped basil, sliced asparagus and peas. Simmer gently for 3 minutes.

6. Place the salmon fillets into the dish and allow to warm through until they are cooked (around 2 minutes)

7. Serve with extra basil sprinkled over the top and grating of parmesan.


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