Italian-Style Walleye Recipe
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Italian-Style Walleye Recipe

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Herbs and melted cheese dress up fillets in this recipe recommended by Cathy Lueschen from Columbus, Nebraska. "When I want a quick fish dinner, this is the recipe I turn to," she relates.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 4 to 6 walleye fillets (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 172 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 570mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.


  1. Place walleye in a greased shallow 3-qt. or 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine tomato sauce, parsley, Italian seasoning, basil, salt and pepper; pour over fish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Italian-Style Walleye in Taste of Home June/July 1997, p53

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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DeboraLZ User ID: 7556927 237717
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2015

"Wheather the fish are fresh or frozen this receipe is quick and delicious. Next time I will use fresh basil, too."

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