Trout with almonds & red peppers

Trout with almonds & red peppers

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(11 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Try trout instead of salmon - it's quick and easy to cook, and this recipe is full of sunshine flavours

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal326
  • fat18g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre3g
  • protein31g
  • salt0.24g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large red pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 2 large tomato, roughly chopped, or handful cherry tomatoes, halved
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus a little extra
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    Balsamic vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar

    bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah

    True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

  • 2 trout fillets, about 140g each
    Trout

    Trout

    trowt

    Freshwater trout: 

    Farmed rainbow trout has pretty, spotty skin…

  • 2 tbsp flaked almonds
  • lemon wedges and rocket salad, to serve
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Tip the pepper, tomatoes, garlic, oil and vinegar into a roasting tin, then toss them together. Roast for 20 mins, then make a space in the roasting tin for the trout fillets, scattering with the almonds and a little salt and pepper.

  2. Return to the oven for a further 10-15 mins, until the fish is cooked and the almonds lightly toasted. Serve with lemon wedges for squeezing over and a rocket salad on the side.

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thorodin
9th Aug, 2014
Added fennel to the roast. Served with asparagus and new potatoes. Delicious!
yesrej
28th May, 2014
Did this with salmon trout and it was delicious, a lovely simple weekday dinner with a green salad. Yum
esangee
5th Jan, 2013
Delicious! Didn't have balsamic vinegar but all other ingredients. Added mushrooms to pepper & tomatoes. Accompanied with jacket potatoes & steamed veg.
jojosum
29th Aug, 2012
4.05
This worked out very nicely. Simple, tasty, and easy on the calories.
tipsywitch
26th Jun, 2011
5.05
Delicious .... I part cooked the peppers, garlic & tomatoes in oven for 15 mins then removed. Half an hour before serving, I put trout and almonds on top then baked for 20 minutes. Result superb...
tipsywitch
26th Jun, 2011
5.05
Ooops - Forgot to rate it .... 11 out of 10!!
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karinabeecham
17th Mar, 2011
Hubby and I just cooked this for our tea. Yummy. Filleted a trout a friend caught yesterday. Trout fillets only took 10 mins to cook. Served with saddleback potatoes and peas, mmmmmm! Wll definitely be cooking this again.
cocovanilla
17th Nov, 2010
4.05
I really liked this one. Overcooked the fish because everyone said it needed more time than 15 min, mine did not.. Forgot about the ruccola and lemon (Even though I had both in my fridge), still okay! Served with rice!
fuzzycat
25th Apr, 2010
4.05
Hubby and I liked this, but the only problem was, as trout has a lot of bones in (I had taken out as many as possible with tweezers!) every time I bit into a crunchy almond I was worried it was a crunchy bone! Might leave the almonds out next time...
jasminebro
2nd Apr, 2010
4.05
Like Sarahs I add potatoes to the roasting tin, and this made a great quick and tasty meal. However, I feel that the almonds make this dish - the texture really adds to it, and the flavour complements the trout perfectly. Have made it without almonds when I forgot once and it was still nice, but I would definitely try and remember to add them.

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