Cod Puttanesca en Papillote with Spring Vegetables
(gluten free, dairy free)
This flavorful Cod Puttanesca en Papillote (baked in parchment) takes you to the robust city of Naples where “puttanesca” originated with the coming together of olives, capers, garlic, chili pepper, oregano, tomatoes, olive oil, and fresh parsley.
$25 for 1 generous main course
Cod is a lean fish that is a good source of protein, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. It is also rich in vitamins B12 and B6, niacin, as well as vitamins E, A, and C. It is a good source of phosphorus, potassium, selenium, and other trace minerals.
Capers are hand-picked flower buds that contain manganese, a mineral important for healthy cartilage, and iron, which helps supply your tissues with oxygen.
Garlic is incredibly nutritious. It is high in fiber, manganese, & vitamins B6 & C and has trace amounts of almost every other vitamin and mineral our bodies need. It boosts the immune system, lowers blood pressure & can reduce the risk of heart disease.\
Tomatoes have a long list of health benefits and they are rich in vitamins C & K, potassium & folate. The bright red color comes from the phytonutrient lycopene which enhances its benefits by cooking with oil.
Olive Oil is full of antioxidants. The predominant fatty acid in olive oil is a monounsaturated fat called oleic acid, which reduces inflammation. It prevents cardiovascular disease, improves metabolic function, and enhances cognitive function.\
Summer Squash contains vitamin C as well as beta-carotene, folate, and fiber. These nutrients make summer squash a tool in preventing cancers, heart disease, and diseases of inflammation.
Zucchini has ample vitamin A which supports your vision and immune system.