Cod for One with Couscous Salad


Serves 1
Carbs: 0g
Protein: 0g
Fat: 0g
Sugar: 0g
Preparing time: 7 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Post workout meal
Family friendly


1 cod fillets

2 garlic cloves

1 shallot

2 fresh beetroot

1 tbsp rapeseed oil

1 pinch black pepper

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

83 g couscous

1 handful mixed leaves

8 cherry tomatoes

5 slices cucumber

0.5 bell pepper

0.5 red onion


1. Cook couscous as per package instructions.
2. In the meantime place two small frying pans over a medium heat and add a drizzle of rapeseed oil to both pans. One pan for the cod and one for the veg.
3. Add the chopped shallot and chopped garlic to the first pan, then reduce the heat to low. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until softened, then add cooked and chopped beetroot and cook for a further 4 minutes, until that’s softened too.
4. Meanwhile, season your fish with salt and pepper and put it in the other pan, flesh side down. Cook for 4 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
5. Just before the veg are finished cooking, drizzle in some balsamic vinegar, then season with salt and pepper.
6. To serve, place the bed of veg on a plate. Top with the cooked cod, couscous and side salad (Mixed salad leaves, chopped tomatoes, cucumber, peppers and onion).

Serve and Enjoy.