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Mediterranean Baked Fish

"The mouthwatering aroma of this herbed fish dish baking is sure to lure guests to your kitchen" predicts Ellen De Munnik. "It makes a lovely and colorful presentation for company," she adds from Chesterfield, Michigan. "In a pinch, you can use dried herbs and canned diced tomatoes to replace the fresh ingredients."—Ellen De Munnik, Chesterfield, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup thinly sliced leeks (white portion only)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 12 large fresh basil leaves
  • 1-1/2 pounds orange roughy fillets
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 fresh rosemary sprigs

Directions

  • In a nonstick skillet, saute leeks and garlic in oil until tender; set aside. Coat a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange basil in a single layer in dish; top with fish fillets. Sprinkle with salt. Top with leek mixture.
  • Arrange tomatoes and olives over fish. Thinly slice half of the lemon; place over the top. Squeeze juice from remaining lemon over all. Sprinkle with pepper.
  • Cover and bake at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Garnish with rosemary.
Nutrition Facts
4-1/2 ounce-weight: 180 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 844mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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