Happy Brain Halibut with Pesto Cream Sauce

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Happy Brain Halibut with Pesto Cream Sauce
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Rating: 3.75
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves (or ⅓ dried)
  • 1/2 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup almond milk or 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and ground pepper combined (optional)
  • 1 lemon zest (reserve juice to serve with cooked fish)
  • 1 teaspoon macadamia nut oil
  • 4 halibut fillets (4 ounces each)
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves (or ⅓ dried)
  • 1/2 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup almond milk or 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and ground pepper combined (optional)
  • 1 lemon zest (reserve juice to serve with cooked fish)
  • 1 teaspoon macadamia nut oil
  • 4 halibut fillets (4 ounces each)
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Rating: 3.75
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Instructions
  1. In a food processor or blender, prepare pesto cream by blending walnuts, garlic, basil and spinach for 30 seconds.
  2. Add olive oil and almond cream and blend.
  3. Add lemon zest and blend; set aside.
  4. Heat macadamia nut oil in large sauté pan over medium heat and sear halibut filets on one side until a golden crust forms and the fish is done on the bottom, 1 to 2 minutes. Gently turn the fish and cover to finish cooking through, about 2 minutes. The fish is ready when it starts to flake.
  5. While the fish is cooking, in separate small sauce pan, warm pesto cream on medium-low heat and reserve until fish is cooked.
  6. Plate the fish, squeeze lemon juice over, if desired, and drizzle the pesto on top (about 2 tablespoons per dish). Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts
Happy Brain Halibut with Pesto Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving (4g)
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.2g 19%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 167mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 3.2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Sugars 0.9g
Protein 33.1g 66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition Facts
Happy Brain Halibut with Pesto Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving (4g)
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.2g 19%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 167mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 3.2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Sugars 0.9g
Protein 33.1g 66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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