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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Low-Point Swordfish Steak with Kalamata-Basil Tapenade

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FINALLY !!! A NEW RECIPE!!!  We have been in the process of moving for quite a few months. I am happy to say we are now established in our new home and I am soooo ready to get back in the kitchen! I apologize for not having more recipes out there these last few months for my wonderful followers! 

This excellent recipe is high in protein and low in fat! This tasty, healthy, and delicate swordfish can only be improved with the savory Kalamata-basil tapenade placed on top of each swordfish steak! Give it a try! You won't be disappointed! 

Low-Point Swordfish Steak with Kalamata-Basil Tapenade

Indredients:

- 3, 4 oz. swordfish steaks
- 1 Tbs plus 2 tsp. olive oil, divided
- 1 cup fresh basil (packed)
- 3 Tbs Kalamata olives
- 1 tsp. capers
- 2 large cloves of garlic
- 1 green onion
- 1 cup chopped fresh tomato
- salt and pepper to taste

Coat fish with 2 tsp. of olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and place in a skillet that has been preheated over medium-high heat. Cook swordfish for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Remove and cover. 

In a food processor, place fresh basil, olives, capers, garlic, onion, and remaining 1 Tbs of olive oil. Pulse until mixture is finely chopped. Remove to bowl and stir in fresh tomatoes.  Place tapenade mixture on each swordfish and enjoy! If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this recipe, Click Here.

Total servings - 3
Serving size - 1
Points per serving - 6.5
Points plus per serving - 6.5

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