Halibut with Pesto, Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Fresh baked halibut with tasty tomatoes and mozzarella.

Servings: 2

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  • 2 8oz Halibut fillets
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 3-4 oz fresh mozzarella
  • ¼ cup basil pesto, purchased or homemade
  • Flour, salt pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450.
  2. Salt and pepper halibut and lightly coat with flour.  Spray a cast iron skillet with non stick spray.
  3. Add and melt 1 Tbsp butter over medium high heat.
  4. Sauté halibut in skillet 1 minute or until bottom is browned.
  5. Flip halibut and put in oven.
  6. Cook 5 minutes. 
  7. Flip again and top with pesto, tomatoes and mozzarella.  Cook 2-3 more minutes until done.
Source: From the Sue and Blake Hanke kitchen