Monday, May 18, 2009

Grilled Halibut with Lemon-Basil Pesto


4 6 oz halibut or other firm white fish fillets
Cooking spray
1/4 tsp salt, divided
1/8 tsp black pepper
2/3 cup firmly packed basil leaves
1/4 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese
2 T olive oil
1 T grated lemon rind
1 T fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, peeled


Prepare grill. Place fillets on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle 1/8 tsp salt and pepper over fish. Cover and grill 4 minutes each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Combine remaining 1/8 tsp salt, basil, and remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until finely minced. Serve pesto with fish. Serves 4.

From Cooking Light
Submitted by Shelli

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