This recipe pairs baked cod with delicious summer vegetables for a flavorful and highly adaptable dish that’s filled with cancer-fighting ingredients!
When it comes to nutrition, cod is particularly rich in protein, selenium, and phosphorus.
A single 100-gram filet provides more than 35% of theyou require each day, as well as just 80-90 and very high levels of omega-3 fatty acids. This fish is also a good source of This recipe pairs baked cod with delicious summer vegetables for a flavorful and highly adaptable dish that’s filled with cancer-fighting ingredients!, among others.
The selenium and vitamin B12 found in cod can reduce the risk of the development of colon cancer by protecting and repairing cells in the. Additionally, they help eliminate and cancer-causing chemicals produced by gut . Consumption of this fatty fish also helps to ward off cell carcinoma, a common form of cancer.
Yellow squash is also rich in antioxidants that ward off free radicals. In particular, the high beta-carotene content offers protection from pollutants and chemicals that can cause cancer.
Dairy Free, Gluten Free
4 (6-ounce) cod fillets
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt, divided
1 large tomato, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 yellow squash or zucchini, diced
1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush cod with 1 tablespoon oil, sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt
and place in a 9×13-inch baking dish.
2. In a large bowl, combine tomato, bell pepper, squash, olives, garlic and black pepper.
3. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon salt and toss to combine.
4. Spoon mixture over cod and bake until vegetables are tender and fish is just cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes.
5. Serve the cod and vegetables with some of the juices in the pan spooned over the top.
Recipe Inspiration: Whole Food Market