Tomato-Basil Baked Fish

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Feb. 15, 2022
This recipe works successfully with many kinds of fish, while the rest of the ingredients are things you’re likely to have on hand. Baked fish is so simple and so good for you. I make this often! —Annie Hicks, Zephyrhills, Florida
Tomato-Basil Baked Fish Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces red snapper, cod or haddock fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a shallow bowl, combine lemon juice and oil. Add fish fillets; turn to coat. Place in a greased 9-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with half each of the basil, salt and pepper. Arrange tomatoes over top; sprinkle with cheese and remaining seasonings.
  2. Cover and bake until fish flakes easily with a fork, 10-12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 121 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 256mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.