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Grilled halibut with pesto sauce

Grilled Halibut with Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course dinner
Servings 4 servings
Calories 224 kcal

what you'll need

  • 3 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 4 halibut steaks
  • salt and pepper to taste

let's do it

  • To make pesto, combine basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil and pine nuts in a food processor and mix until smooth. Reserve a ¼ cup for later use.
  • Combine white wine and prepared pesto in a sealed bag and carefully shake to mix. Add halibut steaks. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high.
  • Remove halibut from marinade and place on hot grill, drizzling fish with remaining marinade in bag. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Grill 4-5 minutes per side (fish is done when it's opaque all the way through).
  • Brush steaks with reserved ¼ cup of pesto sauce and serve!

One Last Thing

Who says you can't eat healthy without sacrificing flavor? This grilled halibut with pesto sauce will win you over!


Calories: 224kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 25gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 163mgPotassium: 57mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 0.1g
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