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Herby crumbed fish with spinach & yogurt lentils

Herby crumbed fish with spinach & yogurt lentils

A topping of herbs and breadcrumbs adds instant crunch here. You could also use 2 slices of whizzed up leftover bread. Keep any surplus to sprinkle over pasta bakes.

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  • Serves4
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time35 mins

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  • 75g Cooks' Ingredients Breadcrumbs
  • 1 unwaxed lemon, zest of all, juice of ½ , the rest in wedges
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp pul biber
  • About 30g leftover soft herbs (such as basil, dill, parsley or chives), finely chopped
  • tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 x 120g cod fillets
  • ½ x 400g cans Essential Lentils In Water, drained
  • 235g pack Washed Spinach
  • 8 tbsp Greek yogurt


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. In a medium bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs, lemon zest, fennel seeds, pul biber, ⅔ of the herbs and 1½ tbsp oil; season. Line a roasting tin with baking parchment and sit the fish on top; brush over the remaining 1 tbsp oil and carefully divide the crumb mixture over the fillets. Roast for 14-16 minutes, until the fish is opaque and flakes easily.

  2. Meanwhile, put the lentils, in a large saucepan over a medium heat and cook for a few minutes, until piping hot. Add the spinach (you may need to do this in batches) and cook until wilted. Stir through 4 tbsp yogurt and the remaining herbs, season, then squeeze in the lemon juice to taste. Divide the fish and lentil mixture between 4 plates. Serve with a wedge of lemon.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


1,757kJ/ 419kcals



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