Servings: Makes 4 servings.
- 1 pound eggplant, cut into 1-inch cubes (3 cups)
- 1 medium-large zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces (2 cups)
- 1 large bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces (1 1/2 cups)
- 1 onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 4 teaspoon olive oil, divided
- 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried)
- Vegetable oil cooking spray
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
- 1 jar (14 ounces) prepared marinara sauce
- 4 monkfish fillets (about 6 ounces each)
- 3 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil (plus leaves for garnish)
- 2 tablespoon drained capers
Heat oven to 450°F. Toss eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper and onion with 2 teaspoon oil in a bowl. Add thyme; season with salt and pepper and toss again. Coat a shallow baking pan with cooking spray. Arrange vegetables on pan and roast until tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in garlic and marinara. Cover loosely with foil and roast 10 minutes more. Remove pan from oven. Stir in chopped basil. Rub fillets with remaining 2 teaspoon oil; season with salt and pepper. Nestle fish in vegetables; cover loosely with foil. Bake until fish is just cooked through, about 10 minutes. Top with basil leaves and capers.
Nutritional analysis per serving: 286 calories, 9.9 g fat (1.7 g saturated) – don’t worry this is the good fat from the fish!
This recipe is from SELF, February 2008.
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