Halibut Primavera with Couscous
Recipe type: Entrees
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Serves: 4
This is an easy to prepare dish with plenty of veggies and a healthy grains. Low fat; Microwave cooking.
  • ⅓ cup quick-cooking couscous
  • 1½ lb. halibut fillets
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced
  • 1 small yellow squash, sliced
  • ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 14½ oz. can Italian-style diced tomatoes, un-drained
  • 1½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1. Cook couscous according to directions; set aside.
  2. Arrange halibut fillets in a shallow microwave-safe baking dish. Cover with plastic wrap and vent at one corner. Microwave on High 6 to 8 minutes, until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Remove from microwave, keep covered, and let stand while preparing remaining ingredients.
  4. Combine zucchini, yellow squash, mushrooms, onion, and garlic in microwave-safe baking dish; cover with plastic wrap and vent at one corner. Microwave on High 3 to 4 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
  5. Pour tomatoes over top and sprinkle with Italian seasoning and cayenne pepper; carefully stir to mix. Cover and vent at one corner; microwave on High 2 to 4 minutes, until vegetable mixture becomes thick; stir two to three times while cooking if microwave does not have a rotating dish.
  6. Place ½ cup couscous on each dinner plate; top with fish and cover with some sauce. Serve remaining sauce on side.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 334 Fat: 4.4g Carbohydrates: 32g Sodium: 512mg Fiber: 7g Protein: 41g Cholesterol: 54mg
Recipe by Defeat Diabetes Foundation at https://defeatdiabetes.org/halibut-primavera-with-couscous/