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Crispy Pesto Striped Bass

crispy pesto striped bass
  • (2 Tbsp.) 2% plain Greek-style yogurt
  • (3/4 tsp.) pesto
  • (4 fillets) striped bass
  • (1/2 cup) fresh whole wheat bread crumbs
  • (1/8 tsp.) salt
  • (1/8 tsp.) pepper
  • (1/4 cup) watercress sprigs

Crispy Pesto Striped Bass

Striped bass fillets topped with a pesto yogurt spread and breadcrumbs, then baked until flaky on the inside and the skin is crispy.

Preparation Time
About 10 minutes
Cook Time
About 10 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 425°F. Place a sheet of foil on a baking sheet, spray with cooking spray.
  2. 2Place fillets skin side down on baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine yogurt and pesto. Spread over fish, top evenly with breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Lightly press into fish.

  3. 3Bake 10-12 minutes, or until cooked through. Set aside 5 minutes. Serve with watercress.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 fillet

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 189
  • Total Fat 4.7 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 2.7 g
  • Protein 31.8 g
  • Cholesterol -- mg
  • Sodium 228 mg
  • Fiber 0.4 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Entrées with Fish

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Fish, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.