Beautiful Fish On Pumpkin Puree , Sweet Potato And Greens
This is a super easy dinner that doesn’t require too much time slaving away in the kitchen, it can be made in under one hour and doesn’t have to many steps to follow.
The ingredients seem quite simple but together the flavours are so delicious , the best part is that when eating this meal you are consuming all of the crucial nutrients you need to live a healthy life.
This dish also contains two serving of vegetables, one serving of protein and a complex carbohydrate, which your body will thank you for.
Dinner is such an important meal to eat, for the reason that while your asleep your body is busy fixing and healing all that needs to be fixed and getting you ready for the day to come. When you go to bed on an empty stomach your body will struggle to complete its job, which will result in fatigue the next morning and mood swings. This dinner of fish, sweet potato, pumpkin puree and steamed greens is full of protein that is rich in selenium, vitamin A, potassium and omega 3 fatty acids which is mainly from the fish. The sweet potato has great properties as well, it is a very good source of energy and near to no fat, a good amount of fibre and full of antioxidants.
- 2 snapper filets
- 2 tablespoons of pumpkin puree
- Pinch of salt
- 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
- 4 pieces of broccoli
- 2 pieces of silver beet
- 2 sweet potatoes
- Preheat 180 degrees Celsius.
- Chop the sweet potatoes into rounds and place into a baking tray and cook for 20 minutes.
- After 20 minutes turn the sweet potatoes over and remain cooking for another 20 minutes.
- Place the broccoli and silver beet into a steamer over a pot with a little bit of water in the bottom.
- Cook the greens for 15 minutes until cooked through.
- At the same time as turning the greens on heat the coconut oil in a pan and place the fish filets in and cook for 5-10 minutes until white and no longer transparent.
- Serve the fish on top of the pumpkin puree with a side of sweet potatoes and steamed greens – eat and enjoy!
- This recipe serves two but if it’s for more people just use more fish and a bit more sweet potatoes and greens.
Recipe Credit: Mia