Fresh Tomato & Basil Baked Fish

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

My new neighbor has just given me some fresh tomatoes from his garden. This is one of the dishes I used them in! This is also a great recipe to use up any leftover tomato sauce you might have in the fridge.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb white fish fillet (flounder, cod, halibut, or turbot will work well)
  • 14-12 cup tomato sauce (great for leftover sauce!)
  • 14 cup breadcrumbs
  • 12 cup scallion, minced
  • 12 fresh basil leaf, shredded
  • 1 -2 fresh summer tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • fish seasoning, to taste
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Add tomato sauce to the bottom of a baking dish.
  2. Rinse fish filets and pat dry.
  3. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste on both sides and the fish, and lay in baking dish.
  4. I like to also sprinkle my filets with a bit of fish seasoning, or flavored salt, to taste.
  5. On a cutting board, mince the scallions, and chop basil.
  6. I add the breadcrumbs right to the pile of fresh herbs, and roughly chop.
  7. Top the filets with the herb and bread crumb mixture, and then top with the slices of fresh tomato.
  8. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 20 minutes, or until fish is cooked through.


Most Helpful

Made this with fresh tomatoes and basil from our garden. Very good. Drizzled a little balsamic vinegar over it and that added even more flavor! Will definitely be making again.

Bill Lutz August 16, 2014

Excellent taste and simple. I sauted the tomato slices with the onion some before topping the fish with them and I added a splash of fresh lemon. One of my favorites now. I used Orange Roughy.

Red Apple Guy April 01, 2008

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