My Pesto Salmon is not only nutritious, but quick, budget friendly and quite easy to make for dinner.
Approximate Prep and Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Approximate Total Cost: $8.30 (or $4.15/serving)
2 salmon filet ($4.00)
1 tbsp. Angie’s Dry Seasoning or any other seasoning you have in your pantry. (See link)
1 box of Parmesan couscous ($1.80)
3 tbsp. olive oil (1 to marinate the salmon and 2 cook the couscous)
1 handful of snow peas (.25)
1 handful of chopped Cilantro (garnish) (.25)
4 tbsp. Pesto to drip over salmon (total cost $4.90 buy you are using 2 tbsp. $2.00) see link.
Season salmon filets with 1 tbsp. of olive oil and dry seasonings. Set aside.
Cook the couscous according to package directions. Sprinkle some of the Cilantro.
In a med size skillet, sauté the salmon filets until golden, however, medium well.
Set your 2 plates starting with couscous sprinkle some of the Cilantro.
Plate the salmon, drizzle Pesto over it to taste, garnish with Cilantro and snow peas.
Serve with a salad.
Link: Angies Dry Seasoning: http://www.angieslifehacks.com/family-life/oven-roasted-bacon-chicken-and-angies-seasonings
Link: Pesto: angieslifehacks.com/cuisine/angies-homemade-basil-pesto-sauce
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