Speaking of Italian cuisine, does your brain pop at the thought of oregano, basil, pasta and parmesan? Well, these ingredients are so full of flavour that they tend to excite any foodie across town. Although growing out of the pasta love is difficult, did you know Italian food has more to offer? Don’t believe us? Check out the following recipe to know more.
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Preheat the oven at 180° C and grease the baking dish. Place half the tomato slices on the dish and top with fish fillets. Season with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
On each fillet, add some pesto, ricotta cheese, basil. Again top with the remaining tomato slices, such that the topped fish fillets are sandwiched between two layers of tomato slices. Season with pepper and sprinkle parmesan cheese and pine nuts on top.
Spray or drizzle some oil and bake for about 20-25 minutes. While the fish bakes, boil the pasta and steam the vegetables.
Serve the baked fish with pasta mixed with steamed vegetables and garnished with basil.
You can also use rice instead of pasta.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What can I use instead of sun-dried tomato pesto?
You can also make tomato pesto variation for this recipe at home. Blend tomatoes, garlic, roasted red bell pepper, black pepper, basil, walnuts, olive oil and salt together until you get a smooth paste.
Can I use any other nuts in place of pine nuts?
Yes. You can use walnuts for this recipe if pine nuts aren’t available.