The delicate nut butter blends deliciously with the flavor of the salmon in this sophisticated dinner recipe.

Source: Midwest Living


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  • In a food processor bowl or blender container, combine basil, pistachio nuts, lime juice, garlic, butter, and the dash salt and pepper. Cover and process or blend until basil and pistachio are finely chopped, stopping to stir as necessary. Transfer to a container; cover. For a picnic, transport along with salmon in an insulated cooler with ice packs. Cook salmon within 1 hour.

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  • Brush both sides of the fish with the oil. Season fillets with additional salt and pepper. Grill, uncovered, directly over medium coals for 4 to 6 minutes per 1/2-inch thickness or until fish flakes easily with a fork, turning once. Serve with the Pistachio-Basil Butter. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

327 calories; total fat 24g; saturated fat 9g; cholesterol 60mg; sodium 260mg; carbohydrates 3g; fiber 1g; protein 26g; vitamin a 155RE.