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Halibut with Spicy Squash and Tomatoes

Real Simple SEPTEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Other:15 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 small yellow squash, cut into 1⁄2-inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 4 6-ounce pieces skinless halibut fillet


Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 6 to 8 minutes.

Add the squash, garlic, jalapeño, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the squash begins to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes and their liquid.

Season the halibut with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and nestle it in the vegetables. Cover and simmer over medium-low heat until the halibut is opaque throughout and beginning to flake, 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 297
  • Protein: 41g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Sugars: 8g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 653mg
  • Cholesterol: 59mg

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