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Lemon Fish with Puree of Sweet Peas
The combination of lemon flavored fish with the sweet peas in this recipe is a great way to enjoy a Healthiest Way of Eating meal in just 25 minutes. The peas are a not only a great alternative to rice but add extra health-promoting nutrients and flavor as well. Enjoy!
Lemon Fish with Puree of Sweet Peas Prep and Cook Time: 25 minutes



  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to enhance its health-promoting qualities.
  3. Mix together minced lemon rind, lemon juice, chopped parsley, salt, and cayenne.
  4. Rub cod filets generously with mixture and place in baking dish. Place fish in oven and bake for about 10-15 minutes.
  5. While fish is baking, heat 1 TBS broth in a 10 inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for about 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute. Add 3 TBS broth, peas, sunflower seeds, salt and pepper, and heat for about 3 minutes.
  6. Purée pea mixture in blender, scraping the sides with a rubber spatula from time to time to mix well.
  7. Serve cod with peas. If there is a little juice in the pan, you can drizzle it over the fish and peas.
Serves 4

Serving suggestions: Serve with

Nutritional Profile

Lemon Fish with Puree of Sweet Peas
1.00 serving
(339.13 grams)
Calories: 327


 vitamin B12213%




 vitamin C49%

 vitamin B649%

 vitamin E37%


 vitamin B126%


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Lemon Fish with Puree of Sweet Peas
1.00 serving
339.13 grams
Calories: 327

Nutrient Amount DRI/DV
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin B12 5.10 mcg 213 11.7 excellent
selenium 70.98 mcg 129 7.1 excellent
protein 42.44 g 85 4.7 excellent
phosphorus 417.00 mg 60 3.3 very good
vitamin B6 0.84 mg 49 2.7 good
vitamin C 36.44 mg 49 2.7 good
pantothenic acid 1.97 mg 39 2.2 good
vitamin E 5.49 mg (ATE) 37 2.0 good
copper 0.24 mg 27 1.5 good
vitamin B1 0.31 mg 26 1.4 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

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