Trout with Mediterranean Salsa


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Trout with Mediterranean Salsa

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    This fresh and easy seafood dinner is made in just 30 minutes, making it a delicious dish for weeknights! Top oven-baked trout with homemade Mediterranean salsa made with cherries, parsley, and olives.

    Expert tip: To keep the fish skin from curling, use a fish spatula to gently apply pressure to the trout fillet after placing it in the hot pan.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 2
    1 tbsp. plus 1-1/2 tsp. Gustare Vita olive oil, divided
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter, melted
    3 clove(s) garlic, thinly sliced
    1 ½ tsp. fresh oregano, finely chopped
    1 ½ tsp. fresh thyme, finely chopped
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper, coarsely ground
    ⅛ tsp. Kosher salt
    1 (8-to-10-oz.) Fish Market fresh rainbow trout fillet, skin on, about 3/4-inch thick
    ½ c. cherry tomatoes, halved
    1 tbsp. Gustare Vita capers, drained
    ½ c. fresh Bing cherries, pitted and quartered
    2 tbsp. Italian parsley, finely chopped; plus additional for garnish
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee sliced jumbo queen olives, chopped

    Things To Grab

    • 2 small bowls
    • Large cast-iron skillet
    • Meat thermometer


    1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil in large cast-iron skillet; heat in oven for 10 minutes.

    2. Stir together butter, garlic, oregano, thyme, pepper, and slat in small bowl; set aside.

    3. Remove skillet from oven. Place fish, skin side down, in skillet; drizzle butter mixture over fish. Add tomatoes and capers. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until fish reaches 145 degrees.

    4. For salsa, stir together cherries, 2 tablespoons parsley, olives, and remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil in small bowl. Serve salsa over fish. Garnish with additional parsley, if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    320 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 21g
    • Cholesterol: 80mg
    • Sodium: 490mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 10g
    • Protein: 24g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 8%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 15%