Pistachio and Herb Crusted Salmon

Pistachio and Herb Crusted Salmon is a heart healthy restaurant meal at home but full of heart healthy fat, whole grains, and antioxidants 
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Meme

Ingredients

  • 3 slices whole grain bread torn
  • 1 cup fresh parsley
  • ½ cup shelled pistachios
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • ¾ tsp salt divided
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper
  • 4 (4-6 ounces) salmon fillets skinless, preferably wild, Alaskan salmon
  • 2 TBSP Dijon mustard

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450°. Line a baking sheet with parchment or aluminum foil, and set aside.
  • In a food processor, combine bread, parsley, pistachios, garlic, olive oil, salt-free seasoning, ¼ tsp salt and pepper. Pulse until coarse crumbs form.
  • Place salmon on prepared sheet. Spread fillets with Dijon mustard. Sprinkle remaining ½ tsp salt on salmon, and press the bread crumb mixture onto all sides of the salmon. Make sure it sticks to the salmon.
  • Bake until the salmon is cooked & opaque throughout, 12 to 15 minutes. Enjoy!