Branzino with cherry tomatoes and olives
*Recipe adapted from “How to Eataly: A Guide to Cooking, Buying, and Eating Italian Food” by Oscar Farinetti.
Made with Cherry tomatoes
Mutti Cherry Tomatoes complement your food with their rich, sweet and intense flavor. They grow in southern Italy, where they are harvested and sorted carefully to maintain their incredible taste and freshness. They are perfect for fish dishes or to bring tomato flavor to your focaccias, pastas and sauces.
17 min (COOK TIME: 5 min / PREP TIME: 12 min)
extra virgin olive oil
garlic, thinly sliced
Mutti® Cherry Tomatoes
(14 oz., Ciliegini)
small black olives, pitted
branzino fillets* with or without skin
(about 5 ounces each)
fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
fresh oregano leaves
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Branzino with cherry tomatoes and olives: Method
- Preheat the oven to 425°F.
- Combine olive oil, garlic, Mutti® Cherry Tomatoes and olives in a medium bowl. Spread a thin layer of the mixture in the bottom of a large ovenproof skillet or 2-quart baking dish. Season the branzino with salt and pepper. Place the fillets in the dish. Spoon the remaining tomato mixture around the fillets.
- Bake the fillets until just opaque, about 12 minutes. Garnish with fresh oregano.