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Baked Walleye with Vegetables Recipe

Baked Walleye with Vegetables Recipe

Low in carbohydrates but pleasing in taste, this recipe makes for a moist and tender main course. Parmesan cheese flavors a medley of zucchini, mushrooms and onions that tops the fish fillets.—Sondra Ostheimer, Boscobel, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 small zucchini, julienned
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 4 walleye fillets (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  • 1. In a nonstick skillet, cook onion in oil over medium heat for about 2 minutes. Stir in zucchini and mushrooms; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Sprinkle with pepper and garlic powder; stir in lemon juice. Cook and stir 30 seconds longer. Remove from heat; stir in 1 teaspoon cheese.
  • 2. Place fillets in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top each fillet with about 1/4 cup onion mixture. Drizzle with butter and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One fillet equals 250 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 156 mg cholesterol, 166 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.