Baked Herbed Fishe

Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons low fat milk
  • 2/3 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 4 halibut fillets fresh or frozen, or other firm-fleshed white fish


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat; saute celery, onion and bell pepper until tender.
  • Add flour, salt, pepper, tarragon, basil and milk; blend well. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Add the cheese and stir until melted. DO NOT BOIL!
  • Place fish in a baking dish and spoon the sauce evenly over the top. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus and a big green salad.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Add wild rice pilaf.
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: Use almond flour.
NUTRITION: Per Serving: 250 Calories; 13g Fat; 26g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 66mg Cholesterol;202mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 2 Fat. Points: 6
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