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Braised Cod with Celery
The combination of ingredients in this recipe offers a delicious flavor while providing you with an excellent source of health-promoting nutrients. And you can enjoy a complete meal in 30 minutes.
Braised Cod with Celery Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes



  1. Slice onion and garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to enhance its health-promoting benefits.
  2. Heat 1 TBS broth in a 10-12 inch skillet. Healthy Sauté chopped onion in broth over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent.
  3. Add garlic and celery and sauté for another minute. Add drained diced tomatoes, green olives and remaining broth. Stir, cover, and simmer on medium-low for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until celery is tender.
  4. Place cod, lemon, salt, pepper, and chili flakes on top of celery and continue to simmer covered for another 5 minutes, or until fish is cooked. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve.
Serves 4

Serving Suggestions: Serve with

  • Brown Rice

When cutting and cooking cod for dishes such as this it is best to buy filets that are cut thick. Do not use thin pieces because they will fall apart. Make sure the celery is not cut too small. It is a dominant vegetable in this recipe and should be cut into 1-inch pieces for best flavor. Depending on the temperature of your stove, you may want to simmer on medium-low or low. This should be a strong bubbling of sauce without boiling. This will intensify the flavor without cooking the sauce away. If it looks like it's getting dry, reduce the heat. You want a finished dish that has sauce.

Nutritional Profile

Braised Cod with Celery
1.00 serving
(368.96 grams)
Calories: 294


 vitamin B12248%



 vitamin B652%


 vitamin C31%


Introduction to Recipe Rating System Chart

In order to better help you identify recipes that feature a high concentration of nutrients for the calories they contain, we created a Recipe Rating System. This system allows us to highlight the recipes that are especially rich in particular nutrients. The following chart shows the nutrients for which Braised Cod with Celery is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these qualifications). If a nutrient is not listed in the chart, it does not necessarily mean that the recipe doesn't contain it. It simply means that the nutrient is not provided in a sufficient amount or concentration to meet our rating criteria. (To view this recipe's in-depth nutritional profile that includes values for dozens of nutrients - not just the ones rated as excellent, very good, or good - please use the link below the chart.) To read this chart accurately, you'll need to glance back up to see the ingredients used in the recipe and the number of serving sizes provided by the recipe. Our nutrient ratings are based on a single serving. For example, if a recipe makes 4 servings, you would be receiving the nutrient amounts listed in the chart by eating 1/4th of the combined ingredients found in the recipe. Now, returning to the chart itself, you can look next to the nutrient name in order to find the nutrient amount it offers, the percent Daily Value (DV%) that this amount represents, the nutrient density that we calculated for this recipe and nutrient, and the rating we established in our rating system. For most of our nutrient ratings, we adopted the government standards for food labeling that are found in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling." Read more background information and details of our rating system.

Braised Cod with Celery
1.00 serving
368.96 grams
Calories: 294

Nutrient Amount DRI/DV
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin B12 5.95 mcg 248 15.2 excellent
selenium 84.18 mcg 153 9.4 excellent
protein 46.75 g 94 5.7 excellent
vitamin B6 0.88 mg 52 3.2 very good
phosphorus 359.65 mg 51 3.1 very good
pantothenic acid 1.56 mg 31 1.9 good
vitamin C 23.30 mg 31 1.9 good
potassium 1143.56 mg 24 1.5 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for Braised Cod with Celery

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