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Pesto Salmon in Parchment Paper is an easy low-carb, keto, paleo dinner recipe that turns out mouth-wateringly tender and amazingly flavorful. A delicious meal worthy of putting on repeat!

Pesto Salmon in Parchment Paper - a low-carb, keto, paleo dinner recipe |

Since my Mediterranean Salmon in Parchment Paper is one of my all-time favorite recipes on this site AND I have a deep love for pesto, I figured I would simplify the parchment paper salmon concept and just go with pesto.

Revolutionary? Nay. But friends, you NEED this!

The salmon turns out so crazy tender in this application and the whole thing is a melt-in-your-mouth experience.

I made the pesto sauce using what greens I had in the refrigerator: spinach, basil, and dill. I used what nuts I had in the pantry: almonds and pistachios. The end result? A flavorful herb salmon with just the loveliest nutty crunch.

Pesto Salmon in Parchment Paper - a low-carb, keto, paleo dinner recipe |

Can you go with classic pesto sauce? Yes, absolutely! I cover that in the Pesto Sauce section below. For now, let’s learn…

How to Make Pesto Salmon in Parchment Paper:

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If you’re looking for an easy, paleo, keto meal, give these Salmon Bowls with Avocado, Carrot “Rice” sauteed rainbow chard and wasabi sauce a whirl! Filled with protein, healthy fats, and nutrients, these bowls are so flavorful and easy to make any night of the week. This post is sponsored by the California Avocado Commission. …

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Quick and easy sheet pan salmon and carrots with homemade carrot top pesto is a goof-proof healthy weeknight meal. This recipe comes together in just 35 minutes!

Sheet Pan Salmon and Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto - a whole30, paleo, keto diner recipe that requires just 35 minutes to make! |

I had a reader request sheet pan recipes recently and I am so thrilled to help out in this department. One-pot or one-pan meals are my jam, because let’s face it: I love keeping meal time as quick and easy as possible. Of course, that includes the post-meal cleanup.

If you’re a regular here, you have probably surmised salmon is my favorite of all the animal proteins. I eat it multiple times per week every single week with some form of roasted or sauteed vegetables, but of course! You can take a look at my salmon archives to feast your eyes on all the salmon-ness!

Simplifying my own approach to salmon and roasted veggies as much as possible, I thought it would be nice to whip up a super straight-forward meal that requires few ingredients yet still has the appeal of a fancy date night meal.

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