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Basil-Baked Fish Fillets

No recipe image available.Fresh basil and tomato add flavor to this simple seafood dish. Use whatever white fish is freshest at your local seafood counter.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 pound firm-fleshed fish, (cod or orange roughy)
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
  2. Rinse fish fillets and pat dry; cut into 2 serving pieces.
  3. In a 9-inch square baking dish, combine olive oil and lemon juice. Add fish and turn to coat both sides. Sprinkle with basil, salt and pepper. Overlap tomatoes in an even layer on top of fish and sprinkle with cheese. Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily.

Makes 2 servings.