In the Bender Kitchen: Mediterranean Spin on Swordfish


NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Chef Riccardo Mavuli of Gusto’s Trattoria is in the Bender Kitchen with the perfect Mediterranean spin on a swordfish recipe.

Swordfish Mediterranean Recipe:

  • Grilled or pan sear the swordfish.  Salt the swordfish lightly with gray salt or sea salt with a touch of extra virgin oil .
  • Pre cook. Sardinian couscous , just like pasta . Sauté the couscous with shallots , peas and a touch of proseco
  • For the sauce : sauté a little chopped garlic , a few smashed capers and diced tomatoes. Toss lightly and place the couscous on the plate and swordfish over it and finish with the Mediterranean salsa


There is always something new and exciting at Gusto’s Trattoria. Not only is a new menu in the works, but the outdoor patio is open for daytime and evening dining. During the evening, diners can even enjoy the romantic ambiance of a fire pit.  Private rooms for special occasions are also available.

More Information:

Gusto’s Trattoria

255 Boston Post Road

Milford, CT  06460

(203) 876-7464


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