Following a pescatarian diet and looking for interesting meal ideas? Here are some of our favorite pescatarian-friendly dinner recipes that won't break the bank.
Advertisement

A pescatarian diet is similar to a vegetarian diet, however it includes fish. Pesce is the Italian word for fish. Many pescatarians include eggs and dairy in their diet as well, which means you've a lot of great options for dinner. That said, coming up with new and exciting recipes with fish can be a challenge, and sometimes expensive too. We've put together a week's worth of fish dinners that are simple to make, and won't bust your budget.

1. Nicoise Salad

Even though it's a salad, this dish is a really satisfying meal and makes canned tuna taste gourmet. The mustard dressing really ties it all together.

Get the Recipe: Nicoise Salad

Nicoise Salad
Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

2. Indian Shrimp Curry

This authentic tasting Indian shrimp curry is ready in 30 minutes, and makes a tasty weeknight dinner served with rice.

Get the Recipe: Indian Shrimp Curry

Indian Shrimp Curry
Indian Shrimp Curry | Photo by catherine.drew

3. Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta

Smoked salmon, peas, and a creamy pasta sauce is a quick dish to put together, but tastes super fancy.

Get the Recipe: Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta

Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta
Photo by chibichef

4. Pan-Seared Tilapia

This buttery filet of tillapia will become a staple at your house, as it's so easy to make. Serve with some couscous or quinoa on the side.

Get the Recipe: Pan-Seared Tilapia

Pan-Seared Tilapia
Photo by Dianne

5. Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

The zesty marinade, and the chipotle-lime dressing make these fish tacos taste out of this world.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing
Photo by Jennifer Baker

6. Fresh Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Yogurt Sauce

These meaty salmon burgers are full of flavor, and the yogurt dressing adds a nice bite.

Get the Recipe: Fresh Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Yogurt Sauce

Fresh Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Yogurt Sauce
Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

7. Chef John's Spaghetti al Tonno

A can of tuna simmered in an Italian tomato sauce is a simple and satisfying pasta dinner for any night of the week.

Get the Recipe: Chef John's Spaghetti al Tonno

Chef John's Spaghetti al Tonno
Photo by Chef John


Check out our collection of Seafood Recipes.