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Pesto Halibut Recipe
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Pesto Halibut Recipe

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April Showalter of Milwaukee, WI writes about her Pesto Halibut, “The mildness of the fish contrasts perfectly with the deep flavor of pesto.” It literally takes 5 minutes to get the fish fillets ready for the oven, so you can start on your choice of side dishes; nearly anything goes well with this fish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 envelope pesto sauce mix
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6 halibut fillets (4 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 188 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 481 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. In a small bowl, combine oil, sauce mix and lemon juice; brush over both sides of fillets. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pesto Halibut in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p23

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 188 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 481 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

"So good! So easy!"

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Reviewed Aug. 18, 2009

"So yummy! I added a little more lemon, switched the fish to mahi-mahi and threw in some whole grape tomatoes to roast with it...AWESOME!!"

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Reviewed May. 27, 2009

"very good, I added a little Old Bay seasoning.

B.S. from calabasas"

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