Salmon with Pistachio-Basil Olive Oil

  • ¼ Cup Pistachios, shelled
  • 10 Large Basil leaves, fresh
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • 3 Tbs Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp Lime juice
  • 6 6-oz Salmon fillets (1½” thick)
  • ½ Cup Dry white wine
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Paprika, salt and pepper to taste
  1. In food processor or blender, finely chop pistachios, 10 basil leaves and garlic.
  2. Add olive oil and 1 tsp. lime juice, process until well mixed.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer olive oil mixture to small bowl. Refrigerate until well chilled.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  6. Coat 9X13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  7. Place salmon fillets, in single layer, in baking dish. Do not overlap.
  8. Pour wine over filets, and sprinkle tops with salt, pepper and paprika.
  9. Bake 10 minutes.
  10. Spread 2 tbsp. olive oil mixture over each filet; bake until salmon is just opaque in center, about 5 minutes.
  11. Serve.

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Servings: 6

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290.76
Calories From Fat (44%) 129.29
Calories From Protein (48%) 139.25
Calories From Carbs (3%) 9.41
Calories From Alcohol (4%) 12.80
% Daily Value
Total Fat 14.65g 23%
Saturated Fat 2.09g 10%
Monounsaturated Fat 7.67g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.53g
Trans Fatty Acids 0.00g
Cholesterol 82.68mg 28%
Sodium 108.19mg 5%
Potassium 596.72mg 17%
Carbohydrates 2.41g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.64g 3%
Sugar 0.44g
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g
Net Carbohydrates 1.77g
Protein 32.94g 66%
Vitamin A 302.70IU 6%
Vitamin C 1.35mg 2%
Calcium 33.16mg 3%
Iron 1.63mg 9%
Vitamin E 2.13IU 21%
Thiamin 0.32mg 21%
Riboflavin 0.11mg 6%
Niacin 11.25mg 56%
Vitamin B6 0.44mg 22%
Folate 9.74µg 2%
Vitamin B12 4.77µg 79%
Pantothenic Acid 1.24mg 12%
Phosphorus 397.61mg 40%
Magnesium 50.91mg 13%
Zinc 1.04mg 7%
Copper 0.20mg 10%
Manganese 0.22mg 11%
Selenium 71.60µg 102%
Alcohol 1.83g
Caffeine 0.00mg
Water 141.93g
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