Baked Gefilte in Tomato Sauce

Baked Gefilte Fish

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 75 mins
thaw time: 10 mins
Total: 95 mins
Servings: 8 servings

Why work hard when you don't have to? You can enjoy great tasting gefilte fish without spending all day in the kitchen. Simply buy a frozen gefilte fish loaf, cover with tomato sauce, and bake. Baked gefilte fish in tomato sauce is an easy and delicious Shabbos appetizer.


  • 1 loaf gefilte fish (frozen)
  • 1 can tomato sauce

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F (190 C).

  2. Let the loaf defrost for about 10 minutes, just enough so you can unwrap it from the paper.

  3. Pour half of a can of tomato sauce into a loaf pan. Place the gefilte fish loaf on top of the sauce.

  4. Pour the rest of the tomato sauce on top of the fish loaf. Cover with aluminum foil.

  5. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

  6. Cool, and then refrigerate covered.

  7. Serve slices of the fish, cold, on top of lettuce.

Recipe Variation

  • Lightly sauté an onion and place it on top of the tomato sauce and fish.