Fish with lemon and tomato sauce

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This smart-looking fish dish quick and easy but delivers in terms of flavour. Serve with a green salad or new potatoes for a simple midweek meal.



  • garlic 1 clove, chopped
  • olive oil for frying
  • chopped tomatoes 400g tin
  • basil a handful, chopped
  • spinach 1 bag, about 100g
  • white fish fillets 2 from a sustainable source, skinless
  • lemon ½, sliced


  • Step 1

    Put the garlic in a saucepan with 1 tsp olive oil and fry for about 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the tomatoes and bubble fiercely to thicken a little, this should take about 5 minutes. Stir through the basil and spinach and season. Tip into a lined shallow oven tray, lay the fillets on top and put a couple of lemon slices on each fillet. Season well, then grill for 4-5 minutes, or until the fish is opaque and cooked through. Serve with salad or steamed new potatoes.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 171
  • Carbs 9.1g
  • Protein 27.1g
  • Fat 3.2g
  • Saturates 0.5g