Broiled Salmon Sandwiches with Pesto-Mayo and Asparagus

LINDSAY HUNT

YIELDS: 4
PREP TIME: HOURS MINS
TOTAL TIME: HOURS 15 MINS
INGREDIENTS
1 lb. asparagus, trimmed
2 tbsp. olive oil
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
four-oz. salmon filets
3 tbsp. pesto
3 tbsp. mayonnaise
potato buns, split and toasted
Boston or Bibb lettuce leaves
Lemon wedges, for serving
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat broiler to high. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. On the baking sheet, toss asparagus with oil and season with salt and pepper. Season salmon generously with salt and pepper and nestle between (not on top of) asparagus.
  2. Broil salmon and asparagus until salmon is just opaque throughout and the asparagus are golden brown and tender, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk pesto and mayonnaise in a small bowl. Spread on toasted buns and top with lettuce and cooked salmon. Serve with asparagus and lemon wedges.

SOURCE: Delish, Lindsay Hunt