Flounder with Olives and Lemon


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Serves 4 Cook Time 25 minutes

Ingredients:
2 tsp olive oil (divided)
1/2 c red bell pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 c low-sodium chicken broth
2 tbsp kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
4 (6 oz) flounder fillets
4 tsp fresh oregano, torn
2 lemons, cut into rounds

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat broiler to high.
  2. Heat a medium sauce pan over medium high heat. Add 1 tsp oil and swirl to coat. Add pepper and garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add broth, cover and cook for 7 minutes or until most of the liquid evaporates. Stir in olives, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper.
  3. Sprinkle fish evenly with the remaining salt and pepper. Heat a large oven proof skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 tsp oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add the fish to the pan and cook for 3 minutes. Turn the fish over and add the oregano and lemon slices and place it in the oven.
  4. Broil for 5 minutes or until the fish is flaky.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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