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Baked Fish with Cheese Sauce for Two

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

2 servings

There's plenty of time to whip up this flaky fish and decadent cheese sauce. Turn a ho-hum weeknight into a special occasion.—Kristin Reynolds, Van Buren, Arkansas
Baked Fish with Cheese Sauce for Two Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 orange roughy fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Directions

  1. Place fish in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Brush with butter; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine flour and milk until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheese and mustard until cheese is melted. Serve with fish.

Nutrition Facts

4 ounce-weight: 206 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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