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Spinach Stuffed Fish

By Published On: October 16th, 2012

Spinach Stuffed Fish

A scant amount of oil and part-skim mozzarella cheese give this lower fat dish a Mediterranean flavor. Fish is loaded with healthful omega-3 fatty acids. Enjoy!


nonstick cooking spray, as needed
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 lb. fresh spinach, chopped
1/4 teaspoon oregano leaves, crushed
1 clove garlic, minced
1-1/2 lb. white fish fillets (halibut, pollock or tilapia)
2 tablespoon orange juice
4 oz. (1 cup) part-skim mozzarella cheese, grated

How to cook

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Spray a 10″x6″ baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
3. Heat oil in skillet; saute mushrooms about 3 minutes or until tender.
4. Add spinach and continue cooking about 1 minute or until spinach is barely wilted. Remove from heat; drain liquid into prepared baking dish.
5. Add oregano and garlic to drained sauteed vegetables; stir to mix ingredients.
6. Divide vegetable mixture evenly among fillets, placing filling in center of each fillet.
7. Roll fillet around mixture and place seam-side down in prepared baking dish.
8. Sprinkle with orange juice, then grated mozzarella cheese. Bake 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily. Lift out with a slotted spoon.

Yield: 4 servings–Serving Size: 1 fillet roll.