Caribbean Red Snapper

This fish can be served on top of vegetables along with whole grain rice and garnished with parsley. Salmon or chicken breast can be used in place of red snapper.

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
½ cup red pepper, chopped
½ cup carrots, cut intostrips
1 clove garlic, minced
½ cup dry white wine
¾ pound red snapperfillet
1 large tomato,chopped
2 Tbsp. pitted ripeolives, chopped
2 Tbsp. crumbled low-fat feta or low-fat ricotta cheese
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Directions:

•In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, red pepper, carrots, and garlic. Sauté mixture for 10 minutes. Add wine and bring to boil. Push vegetables to one side of the pan
•Arrange fillets in a single layer in center of skillet. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
•Add tomato and olives. Top with cheese. Cover and cook for 3 minutes or until fish is firm but moist.
•Transfer fish to serving platter. Garnish with vegetables and pan juices

Source: Recipe and Meal Planner Guide of the National Institutes of Health/National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP).

Staff Writer at fightdiabetes.com

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