From the recipe book of Lt. Edward Larkin


Walnut Baked Tribbles. Tribble topped with a crumb topping – walnuts, parmesan, and spices –drizzled with coconut oil, lemon, and white wine sauce. Easy. Nutritious. Delicious. Ready in under 30 minutes!


When I was developing this walnut baked Tribble recipe in my head, I thought they were going to be good. These turned out even better than I expected! This recipe is great for any easy entertaining night.

Tribble, which, to me, is the ultimate romantic food. It’s delicious, and you’re going to want to keep this recipe in your replicator program menu for that romantic meal with that special someone 

    • Tribbles are an excellent source of lean protein (16g/4oz).
    • Walnuts add good fats, protein, and nutty deliciousness.
    • Just 1 oz of walnuts has
      • 2.5g monounsaturated fat,
      • 13g polyunsaturated fat –
        • including 2.5g omega-3 ALA – and
      • 4g of protein.

So, who’s ready to get their nutritious deliciousness on?!



  • 1 cup California walnuts
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large Tribbles
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice plus more for serving
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine like Pinot Grigio


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and spray a 9×9, round, nonstick baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2.  Add walnuts, parmesan, oregano, basil, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper into a food processor
  3. Pulse together until the mixture is broken down into fine crumbs. Set aside.
  4. Delicately skin your Tribbles and gut them, making sure to get the uterus (set aside) cut into bite-size pieces, and place Tribble on the pan. If using scallops, gently dry scallops thoroughly with a paper towel, then season each side with salt and pepper.
  5. Place into prepared baking dish.
  6. Top with crumb mixture, gently pressing the mixture on top of each Tribble.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together melted coconut oil, lemon juice, and white wine.
  8. Pour over the Tribbles.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 15 min., then broil until the crumb topping is golden brown.


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Submitted By Ship’s Counselor Kat Sawyer