Just in time for Spring, This simple yet gorgeous and flavorful 30-minute meal that’s healthy, and packed with nutrient-rich healthy fats, fiber, protein, antioxidants, and various nutrients, including vitamin B6 and thiamine. pistachios!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
2 fillets of flounder
1/2 cup of finely chopped/crushed pistachios
1 Meyer lemon
2 Tbsp cold unsalted butter cut in small pieces
use olive oil for paleo
salt and fresh pepper
1 bag of baby spinach
Set oven to 400F
Drizzle a little olive oil in a pot and heat it up on a medium heat. When the pan is hot, put in the spinach and, pulling the pan off the heat, just toss it and let it wilt. Add some salt and pepper. Set aside.
Drizzle the bottom of a baking dish with olive oil and lay the two pieces of flounder on top. Sprinkle them liberally with salt and pepper and then drizzle them with olive oil.
Press in a good coating of the crushed pistachios over each fish. Don’t skimp.
Dot with the butter, squeeze half the lemon over the fish, and bake for 10 minutes.
Put under the broiler briefly, just until the nuts get a little golden and everything is sizzling. Watch carefully because the nuts will burn very quickly.
Serve the fish over the spinach with wedges of Meyer lemon.