Pescatarian with Seared Tilapia & Roasted Salmon

Pescatarian

with Seared Tilapia & Roasted Salmon

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These recipes include fish or seafood, as well as other protein sources like eggs and tofu, and are accompanied by sides like veggies and rice.

This week's meals are:
• Tilapia & Vegetable Farro with Dates & Romesco Mayo
• Seared Tilapia & Orzo with Roasted Vegetables & Lemon Labneh
• Mediterranean Salmon & Farro with Tzatziki & Spicy Olive Tapenade
• Italian-Style Salmon with Orzo & Creamy Salsa Verde

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Pescatarian with Seared Tilapia & Roasted Salmon
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  • 2 oz Dried Medjool Dates
  • ½ cup Tzatziki (Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce)
  • 2 Tbsps Sliced Roasted Almonds
  • 4 Tilapia Fillets
  • 4 Skin-On Salmon Fillets
  • 1 Tbsp Weeknight Hero Spice Blend (Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Smoked Paprika & Whole Dried Parsley)
  • ½ lb Orzo Pasta
  • 1 cup Semi-Pearled Farro
  • 2 Zucchini
  • ½ lb Grape Tomatoes
  • 5 oz Baby Spinach
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • ½ lb Sweet Peppers
  • 1 Lemon
  • ¼ cup Romesco Sauce (Contains Almonds)
  • 2 Tbsps Mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup Salsa Verde
  • 1 Tbsp Sherry Vinegar
  • ¼ tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 oz Pitted Niçoise Olives
  • 2 Tbsps Crème Fraîche
  • 1 tsp Whole Dried Oregano
  • ¼ cup Labneh Cheese
Prepare the ingredients:
1 Prepare the ingredients:

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Fill a medium pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. Wash and dry the fresh produce for bulk cooking. Medium dice the zucchini. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores, then quarter lengthwise. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Halve the tomatoes.

Cook the farro:
2 Cook the farro:

Add the farro to the pot of boiling water. Cook, uncovered, 18 to 20 minutes, or until tender. Reserving the pot, drain thoroughly and transfer to a large bowl. Refill the same pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. 

Cook the tilapia:
3 Cook the tilapia:

Meanwhile, pat the tilapia dry with paper towels. Season on both sides with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned tilapia. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through.* Transfer to a plate. Rinse and wipe out the pan. 

*An instant-read thermometer should register 145°F.

Roast the zucchini & peppers:
4 Roast the zucchini & peppers:

Meanwhile, line a sheet pan with foil. Place the diced zucchini and quartered peppers on the foil. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Arrange in an even layer. Roast 15 to 17 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

Roast the salmon:
5 Roast the salmon:

Meanwhile, line a separate sheet pan with foil. Pat the salmon dry with paper towels. Transfer to the sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; turn to coat. Arrange skin side down. Roast 15 to 17 minutes, or until lightly browned and cooked through.* Remove from the oven. 

*An instant-read thermometer should register 145°F.

Cook the remaining vegetables & finish the farro:
6 Cook the remaining vegetables & finish the farro:

In the pan used to cook the tilapia, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the spinach. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until slightly wilted. Add the chopped garlic and halved tomatoes; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Turn off the heat. Transfer to the bowl of cooked farro; stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. 

Cook & finish the pasta:
7 Cook & finish the pasta:

Add the pasta to the same pot of boiling water and cook, uncovered, 7 to 9 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot. Add the roasted zucchini and peppers; stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Romesco Mayo:
8 Make the Romesco Mayo:

Combine the romesco sauce, mayonnaise, and 2 teaspoons of water. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Lemon Labneh:
9 Make the Lemon Labneh:

Wash and dry the lemon, then quarter and deseed. Combine the oregano, labneh, and the juice of all 4 lemon wedges. Season with salt and pepper.

Make the Spicy Olive Tapenade:
10 Make the Spicy Olive Tapenade:

Roughly chop the olives. Combine the chopped olives, vinegar, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and as much of the red pepper flakes as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the tapenade to be. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Creamy Salsa Verde:
11 Make the Creamy Salsa Verde:

Whisk together the salsa verde and crème fraîche. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Assemble & Store the Tilapia & Vegetable Farro:
12 Assemble & Store the Tilapia & Vegetable Farro:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 finished farro

• 1 cooked tilapia fillet

Transfer the romesco mayo to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Seared Tilapia & Orzo:
13 Assemble & Store the Seared Tilapia & Orzo:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 finished pasta

• 1 cooked tilapia fillet

Transfer the lemon labneh to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Mediterranean Salmon & Farro:
14 Assemble & Store the Mediterranean Salmon & Farro:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 finished farro

• 1 roasted salmon fillet

Transfer the spicy olive tapenade to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Italian-Style Salmon:
15 Assemble & Store the Italian-Style Salmon:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 finished pasta

• 1 roasted salmon fillet

Transfer the creamy salsa verde to 2 small containers.

Finish & Serve the Tilapia & Vegetable Farro:
16 Finish & Serve the Tilapia & Vegetable Farro:

Makes 2 servings:

Pit and roughly chop the dates. Heat the finished tilapia and farro in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the romesco mayo and chopped dates. 

Finish & Serve the Seared Tilapia & Orzo:
17 Finish & Serve the Seared Tilapia & Orzo:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished tilapia and pasta in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the lemon labneh and almonds. 

Finish & Serve the Mediterranean Salmon & Farro:
18 Finish & Serve the Mediterranean Salmon & Farro:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished salmon and farro in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the tzatziki and spicy olive tapenade. 

Finish & Serve the Italian-Style Salmon:
19 Finish & Serve the Italian-Style Salmon:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished salmon and pasta in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the creamy salsa verde. 

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Prepare the ingredients:
1 Prepare the ingredients:

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Fill a medium pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. Wash and dry the fresh produce for bulk cooking. Medium dice the zucchini. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores, then quarter lengthwise. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Halve the tomatoes.

2 Cook the farro:

Add the farro to the pot of boiling water. Cook, uncovered, 18 to 20 minutes, or until tender. Reserving the pot, drain thoroughly and transfer to a large bowl. Refill the same pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water; cover and heat to boiling on high. 

Cook the farro:
Cook the tilapia:
3 Cook the tilapia:

Meanwhile, pat the tilapia dry with paper towels. Season on both sides with salt, pepper, and enough of the spice blend to coat (you may have extra). In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned tilapia. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through.* Transfer to a plate. Rinse and wipe out the pan. 

*An instant-read thermometer should register 145°F.

4 Roast the zucchini & peppers:

Meanwhile, line a sheet pan with foil. Place the diced zucchini and quartered peppers on the foil. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Arrange in an even layer. Roast 15 to 17 minutes, or until browned and tender when pierced with a fork. Remove from the oven.

Roast the zucchini & peppers:
Roast the salmon:
5 Roast the salmon:

Meanwhile, line a separate sheet pan with foil. Pat the salmon dry with paper towels. Transfer to the sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; turn to coat. Arrange skin side down. Roast 15 to 17 minutes, or until lightly browned and cooked through.* Remove from the oven. 

*An instant-read thermometer should register 145°F.

6 Cook the remaining vegetables & finish the farro:

In the pan used to cook the tilapia, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the spinach. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until slightly wilted. Add the chopped garlic and halved tomatoes; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Turn off the heat. Transfer to the bowl of cooked farro; stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. 

Cook the remaining vegetables & finish the farro:
Cook & finish the pasta:
7 Cook & finish the pasta:

Add the pasta to the same pot of boiling water and cook, uncovered, 7 to 9 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot. Add the roasted zucchini and peppers; stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

8 Make the Romesco Mayo:

Combine the romesco sauce, mayonnaise, and 2 teaspoons of water. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Romesco Mayo:
Make the Lemon Labneh:
9 Make the Lemon Labneh:

Wash and dry the lemon, then quarter and deseed. Combine the oregano, labneh, and the juice of all 4 lemon wedges. Season with salt and pepper.

10 Make the Spicy Olive Tapenade:

Roughly chop the olives. Combine the chopped olives, vinegar, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and as much of the red pepper flakes as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the tapenade to be. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the Spicy Olive Tapenade:
Make the Creamy Salsa Verde:
11 Make the Creamy Salsa Verde:

Whisk together the salsa verde and crème fraîche. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

12 Assemble & Store the Tilapia & Vegetable Farro:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 finished farro

• 1 cooked tilapia fillet

Transfer the romesco mayo to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Tilapia & Vegetable Farro:
Assemble & Store the Seared Tilapia & Orzo:
13 Assemble & Store the Seared Tilapia & Orzo:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 finished pasta

• 1 cooked tilapia fillet

Transfer the lemon labneh to 2 small containers.

14 Assemble & Store the Mediterranean Salmon & Farro:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 finished farro

• 1 roasted salmon fillet

Transfer the spicy olive tapenade to 2 small containers.

Assemble & Store the Mediterranean Salmon & Farro:
Assemble & Store the Italian-Style Salmon:
15 Assemble & Store the Italian-Style Salmon:

Makes 2 servings:

For each serving, in a large container combine: 

• 1/4 finished pasta

• 1 roasted salmon fillet

Transfer the creamy salsa verde to 2 small containers.

16 Finish & Serve the Tilapia & Vegetable Farro:

Makes 2 servings:

Pit and roughly chop the dates. Heat the finished tilapia and farro in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the romesco mayo and chopped dates. 

Finish & Serve the Tilapia & Vegetable Farro:
Finish & Serve the Seared Tilapia & Orzo:
17 Finish & Serve the Seared Tilapia & Orzo:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished tilapia and pasta in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the lemon labneh and almonds. 

18 Finish & Serve the Mediterranean Salmon & Farro:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished salmon and farro in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the tzatziki and spicy olive tapenade. 

Finish & Serve the Mediterranean Salmon & Farro:
Finish & Serve the Italian-Style Salmon:
19 Finish & Serve the Italian-Style Salmon:

Makes 2 servings:

Heat the finished salmon and pasta in the microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish each serving with the creamy salsa verde.