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Grilled Red Snapper With Pesto

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This Grilled Red Snapper With Pesto is rich with the flavors of seasonings and red snapper fillets. Quite an easy recipe, the Grilled Red Snapper With Pesto can be added to your menu - no matter what the occasion is. Give this Grilled Red Snapper With Pesto a try.
  Basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Parsley sprigs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Shallot 1 Small, peeled and quartered
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) (Peeled)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Red snapper fillets 16 Ounce
  Tomato 1 Large, cut into 8 wedges

Place first 6 ingredients in a food processor; process until finely chopped.
With processor on, slowly pour lemon juice and olive oil through food chute; process until smooth.
Place fillets in a shallow dish.
Spread 1 tablespoon basil mixture over both sides of fillets; cover and chill 30 minutes.
Set aside remaining basil mixture.
Prepare grill.
Arrange fillets in a wire grilling basket coated with cooking spray.
Place basket on grill rack, and grill 4 minutes on each side or until fillets flake easily when tested with a fork.
Cut each fillet in half, and place on individual plates.
Top each with 1 tablespoon basil mixture and 2 tomato wedges.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 165 Calories from Fat 48

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.4%

Saturated Fat 0.86 g4.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42 mg14%

Sodium 200.7 mg8.4%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.81 g3.2%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 24 g48.4%

Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 27.1%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Grilled Red Snapper With Pesto Recipe