Sea Bass with TassosĀ® Florinas Sweet Peppers

Much has been made about the health benefits of a heart healthy Mediterranean diet. Studies have documented that a Mediterranean diet flush with vegetables and seafood can decreasing risks of stroke or even Alzheimerā€™s.

For centuries, Europeans living around the Mediterranean have experienced longer life expectancies than their American and Northern European counterparts due to a healthier diet containing lower levels of fat and higher intake of vegetables. So, when looking for your next meal, why not turn to a dish that is healthy and packed with nutrients?

This recipe, featuring Sea Bass and TassosĀ® Florinas Sweet Peppers, is one that is easy to make, delicious and pairs well with a Chardonnay or Pino Gris.



Cut TassosĀ® Florinas Sweet Peppers into 1/2-inch strips and set aside.

Bring milk, water, bay leaf, and 1 teaspoon thyme to simmer in large saucepan. Cover and remove from heat. Let steep for approximately 15 minutes.

Slowly whisk polenta into milk mixture. Whisking constantly, simmer over medium-low heat. Continue cooking until thick and creamy, stirring often for approximately 20 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Mix in cream.

While prepping, preheat broiler. Heat 2 tablespoons TassosĀ® Extra Virgin Olive Oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle bass with salt and pepper. Add to skillet; cook to desired doneness. Remove from heat. Spread 1 tablespoon TassosĀ® Mediterranean Bruschetta over each fillet. Broil Sweet Peppers in pan until heated through, approximately 2 minutes.

Spoon polenta onto 6 plates. Top with fish and Sweet Peppers.