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sheet pan salmon and pesto

Sheet Pan Pesto Salmon and Delicata Squash

4.12 from 9 votes
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Protein: Fish / Seafood
Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 cup chopped dill
  • 3/4 cup almonds
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 delicata squash
  • 2 salmon filets
  • 2 tablespoons oil, for cooking (we like avocado oil)⠀
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees. ⠀
  • Make the pesto: combine spinach, dill, almonds, olive oil, and lemon juice to the bowl of a food processor and blitz until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Slice the delicata squash lengthwise, remove the seeds, and slice into ½ inch thick slices.⠀
  • Pat the salmon dry, and top with a layer of the pesto.⠀
  • Lightly oil a sheet pan with the avocado oil and add the salmon and squash.⠀
  • Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes. Serve with a big green salad.⠀
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