Mediterranean Cod with Quinoa and Vegetables

  • 12 oz cod fillets
  • 1/2 cup quinoa (I used rainbow)
  • olive oil
  • 6 oz green beans trimmed
  • 1 cups ¼cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • 2-3 cloves garlic peeled, minced
  • 1.4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2-3 leaves sprigs marjoram roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbs olive tapenade
  1. Stir the quinoa, and 1 cup of water together in a pot. Bring to boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 15 mins. Remove from heat, season, and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large pan with a lid over medium-high heat. Add green beans to the hot pan and stir fry 2 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and stir fry 2 minutes.
  4. Add artichoke hearts, onion, garlic, and red pepper flakes and stir fry 1 minute.
  5. Squeeze juice of a half lemon over veggies, and season.
  6. Add ½ cup water and stir.
  7. Season both sides of fish, and rest on top of veggies in the pan.
  8. Cover and reduce heat to medium. Cook 8 minutes, or until fish is cooked through and flakes easily.
  9. Transfer fish to a plate, and keep warm.
  10. Stir marjoram into veggies. Cook 1-2 minutes.
  11. Make a bed of quinoa on each plate.
  12. Pile vegetables on top of quinoa, and fish on top of veggies.
  13. Spoon olive tapenade over top.
  14. Garnish with lemon wedges (if you want!), and serve