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Italian-Style Walleye Recipe

Italian-Style Walleye Recipe

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. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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