If you are following a pescetarian diet, you will be adding seafood as your only source of meat to the plant-based foods you are eating. People believe eating this way is healthy, and of course, it is, as fish eaters have lower blood pressure and less chance of heart problems.

Fish has healthy fats and making it your main protein source promises a host of health benefits. They follow a plant-based diet for most of the week and then add seafood to the vegetarian dishes twice a week. It is a perfect plan as even the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends eating 2 fish meals a week.

This way you get your omega-3 fatty acids in which promotes cardiovascular health. So what kind of pescetarian recipes for beginners can be found, some of which have tuna, sardines, salmon and mackarel in them?

Check out the 10 Pescetarian Recipes

 1. Greek Salmon Salad

Who does not love the sound of delicious salmon fillets roasted in the oven and adding it to a delicious salad of lettuce, avocado, tomato, onions, cucumber and feta cheese? When the salmon is ready, place the fillet on top of the salad and sprinkle with some vinegar and the feta cheese.

 2. Broccoli Cheesy Bread

This recipe is for people who like broccoli and for those too who don’t like it, because once you try it, you will fall in love with it.


  • 2 stems of broccoli
  • 2 eggs
  • 300gr of grated cheese to melt
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika flakes


  • The first thing we will do is break the broccoli into small florets.
  • Next, grate the darker green part of the broccoli in a bowl or wide platter.
  • Discard the stems.
  • Add two eggs, 200gr of grated cheese, garlic powder, salt, and parsley. Mix it well.
  • Spread the mixture on a baking tray and bake for 20 minutes at 180º
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle the remaining grated cheese on top and put it in the oven for another 5 minutes.
  • Take it out, add a little chopped fresh parsley and sprinkle paprika flakes.
  • Cut it into strips, serve it with tomato sauce and eat hot.

 3. Salmon patties

Make use of Old Bay seasoning to bring a wonderful taste to fish. Use either canned salmon or cooked salmon.  Add breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, onion, parsley, lemon juice, eggs, flour to make delicious fried fish patties.

 4. Fish Tacos

Use firm white fish, canola oil, lime juice, chili powder, a jalapeno, chopped cilantro leaves and flour tortillas and make a pureed tomato salsa.  It can be dished up with shredded white cabbage and a hot sauce as a garnish.

5. Lemon codfish

The lemon butter sauce ad pizazz to the Cod, Once the cod is grilled with olive oil and black pepper, prepare the lemon butter sauce and enjoy with a fresh summer salad of tomatoes, onions, cucumber, lettuce and cheese.

 6. Bow-Tie Pasta Salad with Tuna

Light, and filling, use chickpeas and tuna together with come cucumber, onion feta and tomatoes to make a tasty pescatarian meal dressed with tangy vinaigrette.

 7.  Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes

This interesting looking summery dish uses celery, capers and tuna to make a delicious side dish. Use big tomatoes, spooning the tuna mixture into the tomatoes and garnish the tops with cheese.

 8. Sardine Spread

Making use of canned sardines, peel an onion with olive oil, salt and pepper and put in a blender or food processor to make a thick fishy paste to out on delicious organic crackers.

 9. Sardine pasta with parsley crumbs

A tasty and affordable way to include oily fish to your pescatarian dish. Canned sardines with breadcrumbs, olive oil and garlic. Break sardines up and fry and add olives, parsley leaves, rosemary sprig, pasta and finely grated parmesan cheese.

 10. Fried makerel fillets with beetroot

After frying the mackerel wit its oil and seasoning, add fennel in a bowl with beetroot and cucumber and drizzle over the lemon juice with chopped up dill and season with ground black pepper and toss together lightly.

All these recipes with nutrient-rich, oily fish provide you with a perfect source of protein and you get selenium, phosphorus, calcium, and vitamin D – so essential for bone and muscle health. The fish is a great source of omega 3 but not only that, your pescatarian diet comes with all the oomph to make the recipes deletable.