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Swordfish and Leeks with Bell Pepper Puree

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  Swordfish steaks 1 1⁄4 Pound (2 Large Pieces, 3/4 Inch Thick)
  Reduced sodium chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Balsamic vinegar/Cider vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Tarragon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Leeks/12 scallions, white parts only 2 Medium, cut into 2 1/2-inch lengths
  Red bell pepper 1 Large, cut into large pieces
  Yellow bell pepper 1 Large, cut into large pieces
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled
  Sour cream 3 Tablespoon

1. Cut the swordfish steaks in half.
2. In a large skillet, bring the broth, vinegar, tarragon, pepper, and bay leaf to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the swordfish, leeks, bell peppers, and garlic, and return to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the swordfish just flakes when tested with a fork, about 6 minutes.
3. Remove the swordfish and leeks to a plate, cover loosely with foil, and set aside. Increase the heat under the skillet to high, bring the broth to a boil, and cook the peppers until tender, about 2 minutes. Discard the bay leaf.
4. With a slotted spoon, transfer the peppers and garlic to a food processor. Continue to boil the broth in the skillet until it is reduced to about 1/2 cup.
5. Meanwhile, process the peppers and garlic to a puree. When the broth has been reduced, add 2 tablespoons of it to the food processor along with the sour cream, and puree until smooth. (Discard any remaining broth.)
6. Serve the swordfish and leeks with the bell pepper puree.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1216 Calories from Fat 390

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.6%

Saturated Fat 10.7 g53.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 248.4 mg82.8%

Sodium 1513.6 mg63.1%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.3%

Sugars 23.9 g

Protein 124 g248%

Vitamin A 227.7% Vitamin C 792.9%

Calcium 41% Iron 88.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Swordfish And Leeks With Bell Pepper Puree Recipe