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Stuffed-Olive Cod Recipe

Stuffed-Olive Cod Recipe

Visit the olive bar in your supermarket and put a new twist on cod in this simple high-protein, low-fat entree that’s a weeknight lifesaver. — Tria Olsen, Queen Creek, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cod fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup garlic-stuffed olives, halved
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons olive juice

Directions

  • 1. Place fillets in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with oregano and salt; top with lemon and shallot.
  • 2. Scatter olives around fish; add water and olive juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; gently cook, covered, 8-10 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet equals 163 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 598 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 4 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.