Baked Red Fish a la White House

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 209
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1 (5-pound) red fish steak (channel bass)
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup olive oil
2 cups canned tomato sauce
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste
chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
2 1/2 cups canned tomatoes
cayenne pepper to taste
chopped scallion tops
1 lemon, sliced thin


Sauté the onion, celery, and garlic in oil in a heavy pot for 10 minutes. Add tomatoes and tomato sauce. Cook uncovered over medium heat for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1 cup cold water. Cook for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, season the fish with the salt, black pepper, and a few grains cayenne pepper. Put in baking dish. Pour tomato mixture over the fish. Bake in slow oven (325°F) for 30 minutes, basting several times with the sauce. Garnish with scallion, parsley, and lemon slices.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 209
Calories from Fat: 160

This Baked Red Fish a la White House recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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