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Baked Mediterranean Cod and Asparagus

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 15 mins Bake 475°F 12 mins
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

Yield: about 1 cup
Chill 2 hrs to 24 hrs
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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 220,
  • Fat, total (g) 9,
  • chol. (mg) 73,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 3,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 6,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 32,
  • vit. A (IU) 583,
  • vit. C (mg) 7,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 4,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 44,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 309,
  • Potassium (mg) 838,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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