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Mediterranean Stuffed Swordfish Recipe
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Mediterranean Stuffed Swordfish
Five-star swordfish steaks stuffed with spinach and feta cheese. See more
  • READY IN 35 mins

Mediterranean Stuffed Swordfish

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"This swordfish steak stuffed with spinach and feta cheese can be grilled or broiled."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil grate.
  2. Cut a slit in steak to create a pocket that is open on one side only. In a cup, mix together 1 tablespoon olive oil and lemon juice; brush over both sides of fish. Set aside.
  3. In a small skillet, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil and garlic over medium heat. Cook spinach in oil until wilted. Remove from heat, and stuff into pocket. Place feta in pocket over spinach.
  4. Arrange fish on grill, and cook for 8 minutes. Turn over, and continue cooking until cooked through.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 27, 2008

I, too, combined the feta with spinach prior to cooking, and it was great! I baked it in the oven, and topped it with the extra "stuffing". Really delicious!

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 09, 2008

Like everyone else, I mixed the spinach and the feta together before stuffing. I had a lot of stuffing left over so instead of grilling, I placed the steaks in a fish pan, topped with remaining stuffing, poured the remaining oil-lemon mixture of steaks, and baked on 350 for 15-20 minutes. If I had some pine nuts on hand, I would have added them too. Very easy prep and clean up, Not the most amazing dish as far as flavor but will make again.

Mar 11, 2009

This was GREAT! I added artichokes and capers. I sauteed some garlic, wilted the spinach into the garlic, then added the articokes and capers and let it cook for about 3 minutes and then I stuffed it and the feta into the fish, and topped the fish with the rest of the mixture. I broiled it for about 10-15 minutes. It was absolutely amazing. Thanks for the great idea!

May 24, 2010

I'm new to the world of fish, and this was an amazingly easy and delicious meal. My husband, who is the chef in our house was amazed by the meal! Definitely a keeper! I, too, mixed in the feta and made extra stuffing for the top. -Highly recommend! -Oh, I made it alongside the Asparagus, Feta and Couscous Salad recipe I found on this site... great pairing!

Apr 27, 2010

I just had this for dinner. Having never made swordfish before, I opted not to stuff it and topped it with the spinach mixture instead. Also, I added sun-dried tomatoes to the spinace/feta mixture, and it was sooooooo good. Next time, I will stuff it. I think the feta would add more flavor to the fish if it was stuffed inside.

Dec 29, 2009

Great recipe idea! I added chopped onion salt pepper and one egg so it was like a spinach spanikopita insert. We ended up broiling in oven and came out delicious!!! I will make again. Served with rice pilaf

Jul 06, 2011

very yummy! I baked it and added some shrimp on top!

Feb 26, 2009

Simply put- delicious. I used a sesame/ginger seasoning on the fish- and for the stuffing, mixed previously frozen spinach with feta and shallots.........served it with an aioli made of mayo,lemon, dijon, and capers...........WONDERFUL! and simple.


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  • Calories
  • 310 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 20.4 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 27.5 g
  • 55%
  • Sodium
  • 476 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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