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Minty Halibut Pasta

 Minty Halibut Pasta
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2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + standing Grill: 10 min.


  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint or 2 teaspoons dried mint
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 5 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 4 ounces uncooked penne pasta
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 halibut or swordfish steak (1/2 pound and 1 inch thick)


  • In a small bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Add 3 teaspoons
  • oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; mix well. Let stand
  • for 30 minutes.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Combine orange peel with
  • remaining oil, salt and pepper; rub over both sides of fish. Grill
  • fish, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 3-4 in. from the heat for
  • 5-6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Cut into 1-in. cubes. Drain pasta; transfer to a serving bowl. Add
  • swordfish and mint vinaigrette; toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 452 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 663 mg sodium,

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Minty Halibut Pasta (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 47 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 32 g protein.
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