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Cheesy Pesto-Stuffed Salmon

Dive into this mouthwatering Cheesy Pesto Stuffed Salmon that's bursting with flavor and oozing with gooey cheese. It's a simple yet elegant dish that'll impress your guests and leave them craving more!

95% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Cheesy Pesto-Stuffed Salmon

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 2 skinless salmon fillets, center-cut bonesless, skinless
  • 6 oz ricotta cheese (170 g)
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • ⅓ cup parmesan cheese (35 g)
  • ⅓ cup bread crumbs (35 g)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 347
  • Fat 20g
  • Carbs 13g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 24g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF/200ºC.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together ricotta, pesto, salt, pepper, parmesan, breadcrumbs, and the egg.
  3. Butterfly fillet the 2 center cuts of salmon.
  4. Stuff the mixture into the salmon, pushing edges of stuffing in as much as possible.
  5. Spray a medium size baking sheet and lay stuffed salmon it.
  6. Cook in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until stuffing begins to brown.
  7. Enjoy!
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Cheesy Pesto-Stuffed Salmon