Simple Baked Salmon with Lentil Pesto

Simple Baked Salmon with Lentil Pesto
Presented by Spartan Training®

Enjoy a protein packed dinner with this salmon and lentil entre. 


  • 2 salmon filets, 4-6oz each
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup cooked green lentils
  • ¼ cup prepared pesto sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Line a baking dish with foil for easy clean up
  3. Place salmon in the baking dish and brush the top with olive oil.
  4. Bake about 25 minutes or until salmon is flaky. While salmon is baking, mix cooked lentils and pesto sauce together and set aside.
  5. Remove salmon from over and allow to cool 5 minutes. Remove salmon from dish (salmon skin with stick to foil, that’s ok, we don’t need it!)
  6. Top with lentil pesto mix and enjoy served alongside your favorite greens.
Photo credit: Jo Thrasher @@jo_eats_

Jo Thrasher is a self-taught home cook who loves feeding people real food. She is passionate about sharing recipes on her blog and can usually be found cooking, eating, practicing yoga, or with a camera in her hand. She currently resides in the suburbs of PA with her husband and two cats. 

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