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This recipe pairs a fragrant rosemary-laced eggplant and bell pepper sauce with steamed halibut steaks. Served over a bed of fresh spinach with whole-grain baguette slices, this dinner is on the table in just 45 minutes.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels; set aside.

  • Cook onion in hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add eggplant, bell pepper, garlic, rosemary, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes more or until the vegetables are very tender, stirring occasionally. Remove mixture from the skillet and keep warm.

  • Add about 1 inch of water to the same skillet. Add a steamer basket and bring the water to boiling over high heat. Sprinkle the halibut steaks with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and the ground pepper. Add the halibut to the steamer basket. Cover and steam over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until the fish flakes when tested with a fork.

  • Arrange a bed of spinach on four serving plates. Place the halibut and eggplant mixture on the spinach. Serve with baguette slices.

Nutrition Facts

190 calories; protein 23.5g; carbohydrates 12.7g; dietary fiber 3.8g; sugars 5.1g; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 0.8g; cholesterol 55.6mg; vitamin a iu 2889.8IU; vitamin c 126.1mg; folate 96.9mcg; calcium 62mg; iron 1.7mg; magnesium 47mg; potassium 830.5mg; sodium 395.9mg.