Pesto Salmon With Pan-roasted Potatoes
Yield: 2 servings
2/3 pound (2 medium) - Potatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks
2 - Salmon steaks, (6 to 8 ounces each)
2 tablespoons - Prepared pesto, (thawed if frozen)
1 tablespoon - Olive oil
2 - Garlic cloves, minced
Salt and pepper, to taste
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Place potatoes in shallow 1-quart microwave-safe dish.
Cover with plastic wrap, venting one corner.
Microwave on HIGH 6 minutes until just tender.
Meanwhile, spread top of each salmon steak with pesto, dividing equally.
Place on rimmed baking sheet.
Bake until salmon is opaque throughout, 15 to 20 minutes.
While salmon bakes, in medium nonstick skillet over high heat combine oil and garlic.
Pan roast, tossing, 5 to 8 minutes, until golden brown.
Season with salt and pepper.
Serve salmon with potatoes.