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Low-Carb Pesto Baked Sea Bass

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If you are looking for a simple keto recipe made with a few common ingredients, try sea bass baked with homemade pesto. Unlike fatty fish such as salmon, sea bass is naturally low in fat and high in protein. Using homemade pesto and ghee not only enhances the flavour but also adds healthy fats that make this meal suitable for a ketogenic diet.

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Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs1.5 grams
Protein29.3 grams
Fat32.9 grams
Calories424 kcal

Calories from carbs 1%, protein 28%, fat 71%

Total carbs2.3 gramsFiber0.7 gramsSugars0.6 gramsSaturated fat8.4 gramsSodium407 mg(18% RDA)Magnesium62 mg(16% RDA)Potassium623 mg(31% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 2 servings)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 °C/ 400 °F. Place the sea bass skin side down into a baking dish lined with baking paper. Season with salt and brush the tops with ghee. Add a squeeze of lemon and place in the oven for 10 minutes. Low-Carb Pesto Baked Sea Bass
  2. Then, remove from the oven and top each of the fillets with 2 tablespoons of pesto (I used my Basil & Macadamia Pesto). Place back in the oven and bake for another 3-5 more minutes. Low-Carb Pesto Baked Sea Bass
  3. Remove from the oven and let it cool down for 5 minutes. Serve hot with Garlic & Lemon Roasted Broccoli! Low-Carb Pesto Baked Sea Bass

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Sea bass, raw
0 g28.3 g5.5 g171 kcal
Ghee
0 g0 g7.5 g68 kcal
Lemon juice, fresh
0.4 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Basil & Macadamia Pesto (KetoDiet blog)
1.1 g1 g19.8 g183 kcal
Total per serving
1.5 g29.3 g32.9 g424 kcal
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I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Great recipe. However, there seems to be a mistake? Ingredients say 4 tablespoons but the method only refers to 2 tablespoons of pesto.

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Thank you! Oh that is for each sea bass fillet so it is a total of 4 😊

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