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Cashew Crusted Salmon

Guest post by Julie Fagan, author of the blog Peanut Butter Fingers.

Ingredients (Serves 2)
3/4 lb. salmon filet
1/3 c. raw cashews
1/3 c. parmesan cheese
1 tsp. basil
3/4 tbsp. olive oil

Directions
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Combine cashews, parmesan cheese, basil and olive oil in a food processor and pulse until mixture is fine.
Top a cookie sheet with foil and place salmon on top of the foil.
Top salmon with cashew crumbs and place another sheet of foil over the salmon, sealing the fish within the foil.
Bake for 12 minutes before removing foil and baking for another 3 – 5 minutes, until topping is slightly brown and fish is fully cooked.

About the Author: Julie Fagan is the author of the blog Peanut Butter Fingers, which follows her life as a freelance writer and blogger as she strives to workout regularly, eat (mostly) healthy and enjoy life with her husband and their crazy dog. Julie’s blog frequently features super-sweaty workouts and delicious recipes.

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