MY PAN ROASTED PESTO SALMON over a SHALLOT/GARLIC/TRUFFLE OIL CAULIFLOWER RICE with SAUTEE SWEET POTATO BITES!
I must say that this is as good or better than to go to a restaurant, that is, if you have the time to make it at home. Home cooking beats everything Always. And where can you eat these goodies for $6.80 per serving? However, if you don’t have the time and don’t mind spend extra money, then go out to dinner, I won’t be mad at you, SMILE!
Approx. Prep and Cook Time: Under 30 Minutes
Approximate Cost: $13.60 or $6.80
Difficulty Level: Easy
Allergens, Other: Gluten Free
Ingredients for the Salmon ($6.45)
2 salmon steaks, pat dry and lightly season with my dry seasoning (or the one of your choice) ($5.00)
2 tsp. of Angie’s dry seasoning (.25)
1 tbsp. Angie’s basting olive oil to sauté the salmon (.40)
2 tbsp. Angie’s Pesto to drizzle after they are cooked (recipe below) (.80)
Ingredients for the Cauliflower Rice ($4.10)
½ cauliflower head cut in pieces and process in food processor until rice like ($1.50)
1 ½ tsp. of Black Truffle EVOO (.90)
½ large shallot, chopped, ($1.00)
2 + large garlic cloves (.20)
1 tsp. of Angie’s dry seasoning (.25)
1 tsp. of Cilantro Lime Seasoning Blend (.25)
½ large sweet potato rinsed, peeled and cut in bite size pieces (.90)
1 tsp. of Black Truffle EVOO to sauté the sweet potato bites (.90)
1 avocado ($1.25)
2 Sage springs to garnish (free from my garden)
Prepare the salmon steaks as I indicated under ingredients, refrigerate.
Prepare the sweet potato, drain and set aside to sauté later.
In a skillet with 1 ½ tsp. of Black Truffle EVOO, sauté the shallot and garlic briefly.
Add my dry seasoning and Cilantro Lime Seasoning Blend, stir until combined.
Next, add the cauliflower rice and stir until the color is obtained. It cooks quickly like in under 4 minutes.
While that cooks, sear the salmon steaks and drizzle with my Pesto. Remove from skillet and set aside.
In the same skillet sauté the sweet potato bites, slice the avocado and Boom, you are done. Enjoy!
Angie’s Dry Seasonings: http://www.angieslifehacks.com/family-life/oven-roasted-bacon-chicken-and-angies-seasonings
Angie’s Basting Olive Oil: www.angieslifehacks.com/cuisine/the-flavor-series-recipe-2-angies-basting-olive-oil
Angie’s Homemade Pesto http://www.angieslifehacks.com/cuisine/angies-homemade-basil-pesto-sauce
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