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MERLUZZO WITH SPAGHETTI

Updated on June 5, 2011

Some beneficial tidbits of information is Merluzzo translated into English is Cod. Cod happens to be one of the easiest fish to cook and has a lovely white, flaky texture. It is high in protein, low in fat and easily digested. So prepare yourself for a mouthwatering dish certain to please.

MERLUZZO WITH SPAGHETTI

What You Will Need:

6 ounces uncooked spaghetti

1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon olive oil

2 tablespoons minced garlic

1 pound and 4 ounces cod fillet, sliced into 2 inch strips

2 cups chopped, seeded tomatoes

1 cup shredded, fresh basil

1/2 cup fresh spinach, shredded

1/2 cup tomato puree'

1/2 cup lightly sauteed mushrooms

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

What To Do:

In large pot of boiling water cook spaghetti for 8-10 minutes, until tender. Drain and place in serving bowl, keep warm. In large skillet heat oil. Add the garlic, then cod. Cook 2-3 minutes until fish is cooked and flakes when tested with a fork. Stir in tomatoes, basil, puree, salt and pepper. Continue to cook until heated through. Pour into serving bowl with spaghetti. Add the fresh spinach, basil and mushrooms. Toss to combine thoroughly.

You may want to serve with a spinach salad tossed with a simple Balsamic Vinaigrette. Presto! Dinner is Ready.

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      heidimariahelena 6 years ago from South Jersey

      Wonderful! Be certain to check my posts. I have other cod recipes to post within the next few weeks. Thanks for commenting and have a bright day.

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      DaveysRecipeRead 6 years ago

      Sounds tasty. Since I love Cod I'm sure to try this one.