Zesty Halibut And Green Beans Recipe

Zesty Halibut And Green Beans Recipe

How To Make Zesty Halibut And Green Beans

In this easy and simple recipe, baked halibut and green beans are drizzled with olive oil and served with a zesty basil sauce for a hearty meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 1tbspkosher salt,plus more to taste
  • 1lbfingerling potato
  • olive oil,to taste
  • 2tspfreshly ground black pepper,plus more to taste
  • 3tbspzesty spice blend,such as McCormick®, divided
  • 4halibut fillets,about 1-inch thick
  • 2lbsgreen beans,stems trimmed

For Sauce:

  • ½cupfresh basil,finely chopped
  • 1lemon zest
  • 1lemon juice
  • ¼cupextra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Arrange the oven racks in the top third and bottom third of the oven.

  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the potatoes and cook for about 20 minutes until fork-tender, then drain.

  3. Transfer the potatoes to a rimmed baking sheet and gently smash so they flatten halfway.

  4. Drizzle a generous amount of olive oil over the potatoes, then season with salt, pepper, and 1 tablespoon of the Zesty spice blend. Spread on a baking sheet and set aside.

  5. In a small bowl, mix together the remaining Zesty spice blend, 1 tablespoon salt, and 2 teaspoons of pepper. Gently the pat halibut fillets dry with a paper towel. Season the fillets on all sides with spice mixture.

  6. Arrange the halibut and green beans in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet.

  7. Drizzle olive oil over the fish and green beans. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the beans and toss to coat. Turn the fish over to ensure all sides are coated in olive oil.

  8. Place potatoes on the top rack of the oven and the fish and beans on the bottom rack. Roast for 15 to 18 minutes until the potatoes are crispy, the fish is opaque in the center, and the beans are crisp but tender.


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the basil, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Drizzle in the olive oil and stir to incorporate, then season with salt and pepper.

  2. To serve, divide the halibut, potatoes, and green beans among plates. Spoon the sauce over the fish and beans. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 756.09kcal
  • Fat: 30.37g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.73g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.25g
  • Fiber: 9.91g
  • Sugar: 8.74g
  • Protein: 82.71g
  • Cholesterol: 199.92mg
  • Sodium: 1846.12mg
  • Calcium: 152.85mg
  • Potassium: 2803.88mg
  • Iron: 4.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 169.93µg
  • Vitamin C: 59.06mg
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