Baked Rollatini of Sole

Baked Rollatini of Sole
Staff Writer
Lidia Bastianich

"The Sicilians have a tradition of using breadcrumbs in many of their recipes, like involtini di pesce spada, or swordfish rollatini, which are dressed with dried- oregano- seasoned breadcrumbs and olive oil. It makes sense that the large Sicilian immigrant population in the States would keep up the tradition here using fillet of sole, an easier, more economical catch than swordfish, especially for the early immigrants."

—  Lidia Bastianich

6
Servings
423
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2  Cup  dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/2  Cup  grated Grana Padano or Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 1/4  Cup  chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • large lemon, grated, then half of the lemon juiced, the other half thinly sliced
  • 2  Teaspoons  dried oregano
  • 6  Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2  Tablespoons  unsalted butter, softened
  • 1  Cup  dry white wine
  • skinless fillets of sole, about 1 1/2 pounds
  • 2  Tablespoons  drained tiny capers in brine

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Toss together the breadcrumbs, grated cheese, parsley, lemon zest, and oregano in a bowl. Drizzle with 4 tablespoons of the olive oil, and toss until the crumbs are evenly coated with the oil.

Coat the bottom of a 9-by-13- inch Pyrex baking dish with the softened butter. Arrange the lemon slices in 1 layer on the bottom of the baking dish. Pour in the lemon juice and white wine. Lay the fish on your work surface, and press the crumbs into the top of the fish. Starting with the short side, roll each fillet up with crumbs on the inside, and secure closed with toothpicks. Arrange the fish in the baking dish, and scatter capers in the open spaces. Sprinkle any leftover crumbs over the fish, and drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil. Place the baking dish on the bottom rack of the oven, and bake until the fish is just cooked through, about 20 minutes. Remove the toothpicks and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
23g
33%
Sugar
26g
29%
Saturated Fat
16g
67%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
50g
38%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
13µg
14%
Calcium, Ca
55mg
6%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
52µg
13%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
43mg
6%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
348mg
23%
Water
23g
1%

Rollatini Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Rollatini Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.