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Orange Roughy Italiano Recipe

Orange Roughy Italiano Recipe

“I’m not a big fan of fish unless it’s fried,“ confides Sherry Fletcher from Highland, Illinois. “But this recipe is so simple and good that it’s become a favorite! It’s also low in fat and packed with vitamin-rich veggies and Italian flavor.“
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 orange roughy fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute the zucchini, onion and oregano in oil for 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • 2. Sprinkle the fillets with salt and pepper; place over zucchini mixture. Sprinkle with tomato. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 167 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 290 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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