Bacon Wrapped Trout With Pesto Recipe

Trout is delicious when simply pan-seared, but add a little bacon and pesto to make this fish bold. Serve alongside roasted potatoes or a salad of quinoa with grilled corn.

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Bacon Wrapped Trout With Pesto Recipe
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  • 4 (6 ounce) fillets trout
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 lime
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Season the trout with salt and pepper. Rub each fillet with pesto and wrap each with two slices of bacon.
  3. In a large cast iron pan or heavy skillet over medium-high heat add the oil. When the oil is hot add the trout, skin side down. Cook for 2 minutes, until bacon is nicely browned.
  4. Turn the trout fillets over and place the entire pan in the oven for 6 to 8 minutes.
  5. Squeeze lime juice over the cooked fillets and serve.
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