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Baked Fish with Black Beans and Zucchini


30 minutes

4 servings


Use a ceramic or glass baking dish with a glass cover if you already have one . If not, wrap the fish in aluminum foil or other wrap that can be used in the oven

Baked Fish with Black Beans and Zucchini


  • 4 skinless white fillets, 4 ounces. Use halibut, cod, haddock, or bluefish

  • 4 tablespoon(s) extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil

  • 1 teaspoon(s) zest of orange

  • 2 cup(s) cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 2 zucchinis, chopped

  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh squeezed orange juice

  • 1/3 cup(s) fresh cilantro, minced


 1. Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and heat oven to 450º.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, orange zest, half of garlic. This will be used as a sauce in the next step.

3. Combine beans, zucchini, 2 tablespoons of the cilantro, orange juice, and remaining garlic. Spread bean mixture evenly on the bottom of a glass or ceramic baking dish. Place the filets on top, then spread the sauce on top of the fish.

4. Cover baking dish with a glass top. Cook until fish is just cooked through 15-20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro. Enjoy!

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