Baked Mediterranean Cod and Asparagus

In less than 30 minutes, this seafood meal is on the dinner table. It follows the Mediterranean cooking style: the simpler the better.

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
15 mins
Bake:
12 mins 475°F
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Baked Mediterranean Cod and Asparagus

Ingredients
2
tablespoons olive oil
4
cod fillets, skinned (1-1/2 lb.)
1
pound asparagus, trimmed
1
recipe Olive Relish (see Recipe Center)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F. Lightly coat 15x10x1-inch baking pan with some of the olive oil. On one side of pan arrange cod fillets, turning under any thin portions. Brush fish with 1 teaspoon remaining olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 5 minutes. Place asparagus in opposite side of pan; brush with remaining olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Bake 7 to 10 minutes more or until cod flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve fish with Olive Relish and asparagus. Makes 4 servings.

Olive Relish

Ingredients

1/4
cup chopped and pitted kalamata olives or pitted ripe olives
1/4
cup chopped French green olives with Herbs de Provence, French green Picholine olives or pimiento-stuffed green olives
1/4
cup pepperoncini peppers (stems removed)
2
tablespoons chopped red onion
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
1
tablespoon drained capers
1/2
teaspoon snipped fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

    Olive Relish:
  1. In small bowl, combine kalamata olives, pimiento-stuffed green olives; pepperoncini peppers; red onion; olive oil; red wine vinegar; capers; oregano; and pepper. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours. Makes about 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts

(Baked Mediterranean Cod and Asparagus)
    Per serving:
  • 220 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 73 mg chol.,
  • 309 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 1 g sugar,
  • 32 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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