Baked sardine recipe

These sardines can also be served as a meze. A tasty way to get a boost of omega-3 fats on a budget.

Serves: 4

Ingredients

freshly milled sea salt, to taste

freshly ground black pepper, to taste

500 g fresh sardines or pilchards, gutted and washed

2 large ripe tomatoes, grated

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tablespoons (40 ml) olive oil

½ cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

boiled greens and potato, to serve

Method

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius (160 fan-forced)

Season fish to taste and place in medium, non-stick (or lightly oiled) baking dish

Combine tomatoes, garlic and olive oil and spread over fish, then sprinkle with parsley, add water and bake for 30 minutes.

Serve with boiled greens and potato.

 

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