Greek Salad with Cod

Greek Salad with Cod

Preparation : 15 mins ·Cooking : 20 minsServes 4



tspfreshly minced oregano
cupsmixed greens
oz (1 large ) cucumber
oz(2 large ) tomatoes
ozred onion (about half of one)
ozcod (about 4 fillets)
ozfeta cheese
cupblack olives

Nutritional information

Calculated based on standard values with available measurements and may therefore not be accurate

  • Energy3492 kcal
  • Protein200 g
  • Total Lipid (Fat)186 g
  • Cholesterol584 mg
  • Saturated Fatty Acids84 g
  • Monounsaturated Fatty Acids48 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids7 g
  • Carbohydrate201 g
  • Sugars72 g
  • Fiber29 g
  • Calcium2675 mg
  • Iron37 mg
  • Magnesium212 mg
  • Phosphorus1570 mg
  • Potassium6425 mg
  • Sodium7196 mg
  • Zinc26 mg
  • Copper5 mg
  • Selenium160 µg
  • Vitamin A316 µg
  • Vitamin E2 mg
  • Vitamin D4 µg
  • Vitamin C583 mg
  • Vitamin B62 mg
  • Vitamin B1213 µg
  • Vitamin K5665 µg


Step 1

Set the oven to 200C / 400F and allow it to heat.

Step 2

Thinly slice the tomatoes and cucumber.

Step 3

Place the Cod in the oven and bake for approximately 10-12 minutes.

Step 4

Prepare the salad ingredients by slicing the red onion and bell pepper. Add in black olives and crumble the feta cheese.

Step 5

Combine the vinaigrette and oregano in a small bowl and give it a good stir.

Step 6

Assemble the salads by distributing the mixed greens, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, bell pepper, black olives, and feta cheese evenly across 4 plates.

Step 7

Once cooked, place a fish fillet atop each salad, season with salt and pepper to taste, and finish by drizzling with the oregano-infused vinaigrette.

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Support for Thyroid Health part 2

Support for Thyroid Health part 2

by simeon.mcgri
12 recipes

Recipe Story

A delightful fusion of classic Mediterranean flavors and the richness of cod, this Greek Salad with Cod is not just a feast for the senses but also a powerhouse for thyroid health. Each ingredient in this vibrant dish has been handpicked not only for its taste but for the numerous benefits it offers to support and enhance thyroid function.

Starting with the cod fillets, this fish is an excellent source of selenium, a vital mineral known to improve thyroid hormone production. Ensuring an adequate intake of selenium is paramount for those mindful of their thyroid health, making this salad a go-to option.

The mixed greens present in the salad serve as more than just a base. Rich in antioxidants, they support cellular health and combat oxidative stress, which is essential for maintaining a healthy thyroid gland.

The refreshing crunch of cucumbers adds more than texture to this salad. With their high water content and essential nutrients, cucumbers promote hydration and support overall bodily functions, including the thyroid.

Tomatoes are vibrant, juicy, and packed with antioxidants. They are known to combat free radicals in the body which can otherwise impair thyroid health.

The red onions in the salad not only bring a sharp flavor but are also a great source of quercetin, an antioxidant known to support thyroid health. Similarly, red bell peppers are not only visually appealing but also filled with Vitamin C, another antioxidant that plays a role in thyroid hormone synthesis.

Black olives add a touch of Mediterranean authenticity to the dish. Rich in healthy fats and antioxidants, they support overall health and hormonal balance.

The sprinkle of feta cheese not only adds creaminess to the dish but is also a decent source of iodine, a critical mineral for thyroid function.

For the finishing touch, the vinaigrette dressing combined with freshly minced oregano not only elevates the flavor profile but also introduces healthy fats and antioxidants into the mix.

In conclusion, every bite of this Greek Salad with Cod is a step towards better thyroid health, a delightful blend of flavors, and a testament to the wonders of Mediterranean cuisine. So the next time you're looking for a meal that tastes good and does good, you know what to whip up!