Lori Bogedin, a chef & culinary expert
They take little time to cook and are perfect to serve for small gatherings.
- 2 tablespoons of chopped flat leaf parsley
- 3-4 tablespoons of thyme leaf
- 2 tablespoons of fresh oregano leaves
- A few red pepper flakes and extra virgin olive oil
- 2-3 teaspoons of champagne vinegar
- 24 shucked fresh oysters
- Freshly grated parmesan cheese
- Freshly ground pepper
- You should preheat your broiler and add herbs, red pepper flakes, vinegar and the oil in a large pan and start stirring.
- Now, add the oysters and wait till they start turning brown. Transfer this mixture to a baking dish and keep sprinkling parmesan on top, season with lots of pepper.
- Finish with drizzling oil and serve.
Per serving size, these oysters contain over 500 calories and 20 g of proteins. 18 g of fats is also present.
Baked Italian Oysters
Reminiscent of a dish from a great NewOrleans restaurant, oysters baked in a dynamic Italian breadcrumb mixture offera rich distinctive taste from EatingWell to Fight Arthritis cookbook. Recipe from Holly Clegg’s eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook
Makes 10–12 servings
- 2 pints oysters, drained
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/3 cup chopped parsley
- 1 bunch pre-chopped green onions
- 2 cups Italian breadcrumbs
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Preheat oven to 400 ̊F.
- Place drained oysters on in shallow oblong 2-quart baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
- In bowl, combine remaining ingredients, spread evenly over oysters. Bake 25–30 minutes or until oysters are done and topping is browned.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 209 Calories from fat 40% Fat9g Saturated Fat 2g Cholesterol 52mg Sodium 524mg Carbohydrate 20g Dietary Fiber 2g Sugars 1g Protein 10g, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 lean meat,1 fat
Nutritional Nugget: A good source of selenium, oysters helps combat arthritis by providing anti- inflammatory benefits.
Terrific Tip: Look for pre-grated Parmesan cheese in deli or dairy section of grocery.
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