My husband is an avid fisherman, so I am challenged to create recipes featuring his catch. The Tuscan accents really shine through, making this grilled entree a favorite. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 4 pan-dressed trout (about 8 ounces each)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup shredded zucchini
- 1/4 cup chopped roasted sweet red peppers
- 2 tablespoons tapenade or ripe olive bruschetta topping
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
- 2 large tomatoes, chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped fennel bulb
- 1 green onion, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- Rub trout with oil. In a small bowl, combine the zucchini, red peppers, tapenade, parsley, garlic and vinegar; spoon into fish cavities.
- Place fish in a well-greased grill basket. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until fish is browned on the bottom. Turn; grill 5-7 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
- In a small bowl, combine the relish ingredients; serve with trout. Yield: 4 servings (3 cups relish).
Originally published as Tuscan-Style Grilled Trout in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2012, p210