Mediterranean tomato-braised cod and broccoli with preserved lemon
Diabetes-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Mediterranean, Paleo, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free, Lean & Clean
30 – 45 Minutes
Chef Justine’s ingenious side of charred broccoli florets adds a healthy crunch to pair with this deceptively simple fish stew.
In your bag
- 6 ounces organic broccoli
- 1 wedge preserved lemon
- 1 anchovy fillet
- 1 or 2 cloves organic peeled fresh garlic
- 2 ounces organic baby spinach or other leafy greens
- Fish options:
- 2 wild cod fillets (about 6 ounces each)
- 2 wild Alaskan halibut fillets (about 6 ounces each)
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- ½ teaspoon Marash chile flakes (optional)
Make It Leaner
Opt out of the final drizzle of olive oil in Step 3 to shave off 60 calories and 7 grams of fat per serving.
Preserved lemons are a signature Moroccan ingredient and deserve a place in your pantry. Packed with salt, lemon juice, and sometimes spices, their peels take on a delicious brininess over a month or so of aging, perfect for perking up braises, salads, and cheese sandwiches.
Calories: 360, Protein: 36g (72% DV), Fiber: 5g (20% DV), Total Fat: 17g (26% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 12g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g (13% DV), Cholesterol: 80mg (27% DV), Sodium: 580mg (24% DV), Carbohydrates: 17g (6% DV), Total Sugars: 6g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV).
Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt added to the recipe averages 240mg per serving, or 10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat.