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Snapper on White Beans with Tomatoes & Green Olives

Red Snapper  is one of the most popular fish to eat. It is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, selenium, vitamin A,  potassium and a lean source of protein. This dish combines several of the elements in the mediterranean diet making it a great choice, combining the healthy benefits with a delicious dinner.

Snapper on White Beans with Tomatoes & Green Olives

The cooking of this fast-paced dish goes quickly, so prep everything (open cans, chop and measure ingredients) first and have them ready to go.

Serves 4


  • 1 (15-ounce) can navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 (4- to 6-ounce) snapper fillets or other lean white fish, such as tilapia or flounder, rinsed and patted dry
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced fire-roasted tomatoes with garlic
  • 12 small pimento-stuffed green olives, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh or dried rosemary, chopped, optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

  1. Divide the beans equally between four shallow soup bowls.
  2. Coat both sides of fish fillets with nonstick cooking spray; season with salt and pepper. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook fish 3 minutes on each side or until it flakes easily with a fork. Place on top of the beans.
  3. Combine the tomatoes, olives, and rosemary, if desired, in the skillet. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Spoon over the fish and sprinkle with parsley and feta.

Per Serving

Calories: 270
Fat: 7 g
Saturated fat: 2.5 g
Cholesterol: 50 mg
Sodium: 720 mg
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Dietary fiber: 8 g
Sugars: 3 g
Protein: 32 g