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Grilled Pesto Salmon With Asparagus

“A great salmon recipe for entertaining. I think this recipe originally came from Canadian Living magazine. ”

  • 4 boneless salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh italian parsley
  • 1 tablespoon pesto
  • pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1 pound asparagus spears
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. In small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, parsley, pesto, pepper and salt. Spread evenly over top of salmon. Place fillets on a greased grill over medium-high heat. Close lid and cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Grilled Asparagus: Snap tough ends of asparagus off and discard.
  3. Toss spears with oil and pepper. Place on greased grill with salmon for 10 minutes or until browned and tender crisp.
  4. Remove to plate and drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with salt.

Yield: 4 servings.

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