Lemon crusted cod is tasty, heart-healthy summer catch - SeniorsMatter

2022-05-14 06:30:59 By : Ms. Vivi Wu

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As warm weather approaches, cravings grow for light and fresh dishes. Fish can always satisfy when looking for a light, delicious meal, and this lemon crusted cod delivers on a savory flavor, while herbal and lemony notes hint at the upcoming summer.

For seniors, eating fish such as cod, salmon, tuna or mackerel can be a great way to increase heart-healthy foods in the diet. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommend consuming roughly 8 ounces of fish per week—about two pieces of fish roughly the size of your palm.

This light and lemony cod dish can perfectly pair with a variety of side dishes to create a complete meal. Some delicious options are:

Per serving*: 230 calories; fat 10g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 60 mg; sodium 230mg; carbohydrate 10g; fiber 0g; total sugars 1g; added sugars 0g; protein 24g; calcium 7%DV; iron 4%DV; potassium 34%DV

*Please note: Nutrition variation may happen due to ingredient sourcing and measurement variations.