Cod with Tomato Cream Sauce

Cod with Tomato Cream Sauce

This silky tomato sauce with a touch of cream makes mild-flavored cod sing. Serve with: Farro or rice and a salad of mixed greens.

From EatingWell: January/February 2010
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 1-1 1/4 pounds cod (see Tip) or tilapia fillets, cut into 4 pieces
  2. 3 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, divided
  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  4. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  5. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  6. 1 shallot, chopped
  7. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  8. 3/4 cup white wine
  9. 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
  10. 1/4 cup heavy cream or half-and-half
  11. 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch

Preparation

  1. Season fish with 1 teaspoon thyme, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallot, garlic and 1 teaspoon thyme; cook, stirring, until beginning to soften, about 1 minute. Add wine, tomatoes and the fish to the pan; bring to a simmer. Cover and cook until the fish is cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer the fish to a large plate; keep warm.
  2. Whisk cream and cornstarch in a small bowl. Add to the pan, along with the remaining 1 teaspoon thyme and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Divide the fish and sauce among 4 shallow bowls.

Tips & Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 227 calories; 10 g fat (4 g sat, 4 g mono); 57 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 19 g protein; 1 g fiber; 513 mg sodium; 660 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (22% daily value), Potassium (19% dv).

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 2 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat