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Nutrition Facts

Calories 133
  Calories from Fat 32 (24%)
(6%)Total Fat 4g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(14%)Cholesterol 43mg
(5%)Sodium 109mg
(18%)Potassium 617mg
Total Carbohydrate 3g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(43%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Basil Baked Cod Fillets


  • 1/2 lb cod, haddock, lingcod, or orange roughy fillets

  • 1 tsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 1/4 tsp dried basil, crushed

  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

  • dash salt

  • 2 plum tomatoes, cored and cut lengthwise into thin slices

  • 2 tsp grated Parmesan cheese

Lemon juice, basil, and black pepper offer a quick burst of flavor to simple cod fillets.


  • Drain and pat fillets dry and cut into 2 serving pieces. Combine oil and lemon juice in a baking dish. Add fish and turn to coat both sides. Sprinkle with basil, pepper, and salt. Overlap tomatoes in an even layer on fish and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover with foil and bake at 400 degrees F about 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily.

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