No-Meat Recipes: Cod Veracruz

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Look no further, here is a fun recipe we found on Vive Mejor for Cod Veracruz.


1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 cups Ragu® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce
1/4 cup halved pimiento-stuffed olives, halved
1 1/2 lbs. cod fillet
1 Tbsp. lime juice
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
4 cups hot cooked rice [or brown rice]


Heat oil in deep 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in garlic and cook 30 seconds. Stir in Pasta Sauce and olives.
Arrange cod in skillet, spoon sauce over, then bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 12 minutes or until cod flakes with a fork. Stir in lime juice.
Arrange cod on serving platter. Stir cilantro into sauce, then spoon over cod and serve with hot rice.
Cost per recipe*: $15.04. Cost per serving*: $2.50. *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.