Serve fish flavored with minced basil atop a bed of garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach for a memorable weeknight meal. (Serves 4)

Pan-Seared Cod with Basil Sauce

Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Total Time: 22 minutes

Garlic mashed potatoes: Place 4 cups cubed peeled Yukon gold potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook 6 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return potatoes to pan. Add 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream, 2 tablespoons butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 3 minced garlic cloves; mash with a potato masher to desired consistency.

Sautéed spinach


1. While potatoes cook, prepare basil sauce
2. While fish cooks:
• Finish potatoes
• Prepare spinach