Author: Countertop Magician by Jyl Steinback, America's Healthiest Mom
Recipe type: Entrees
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
Cook couscous according to directions; set aside.
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.
Remove from microwave, keep covered, and let stand while preparing remaining ingredients.
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.
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.
Place ½ cup couscous on each dinner plate; top with fish and cover with some sauce. Serve remaining sauce on side.