This delicious light meal would pair well with sautéed cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles and a salad.



4 salmon fillets, 150g each

2 tbsp olive oil

Salt and Pepper to taste

2 cups grape tomatoes

1 garlic clove, minced

4 tbsp basil pesto



  • Rub salmon with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • In a medium bowl toss tomatoes with the other tablespoon of oil, the garlic and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the salmon on a baking tray and top each piece with 1 tablespoon of basil pesto. Place the tomatoes beside the salmon.
  • Bake at 400F (205C) for 12 – 15 minutes, or until salmon is no longer opaque inside.
  • Serve the salmon topped with tomatoes.


Makes 4 servings; count each serving as 3 proteins and 3 fats.


Recipe courtesy of Farm Boy.