Trout Fillets with the Flavors of the Garden

Filetti di Trota con i Sapori dell’Orto

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

I tasted this dish in a family home just outside Gemona. There everybody has a little plot of land, and the nearby rivers teem with trout. So it is no secret how this dish came about.


  • 2 pounds/900 g trout fillets
  • Juice of 2 lemons<


Wash the trout fillets and dry with paper towels. Place them in a dish in a single layer. Pour on the lemon juice and cover the dish with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

When you are ready to cook, prepare all of the vegetables. Heat the oil at medium temperature in a skillet (large enough to hold the trout fillets). Add the onion and garlic and sauté gently until the onion is tr