Mediterranean Diet 101

Halibut Fillets and Potato Soup Recipe

Halibut is one of the richest natural vitamin D sources with almost 1100 IU per 100g of fish meat (Greenland Halibut). Just a 50g of halibut can provide a daily amount for an adult. And halibut and potato soup is an easy and very tasty recipe to make.

Published: August 20, 2021.

Halibut Soup Recipe

halibut fillet

The recipe is simple and straightforward. Preheat some olive oil in a suitable pot, add chopped onions and a single minced garlic clove. Mix slowly until everything gets golden-brown color.

Then add potatoes (cut to slices or cubes) and fry them few minutes on low to medium heat. Add fish, some salt, pepper and if you like, some Mediterranean dried herbs mix and fry everything for few more minutes, mixing gently (preferably shaking the pot).

Then add some (1dcl) of good white wine and enough water to cover everything with liquid.

Let everything boil on low heat until potatoes are done. Turn off the heat and let it cool and settle a little bit down.

Serve warm with some chopped parsley and freshly minced garlic. If you don't like fresh garlic, simply avoid it. Also, this meal served as main dish can be consumed with some whole grain bread and some good white wine.

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Halibut Nutritional Value

As said before, halibut meat is great source of vitamin D - around 1100 IU of vitamin D per 100g of meat. Also, it is a good source of niacin, vitamins B6 and B12, potassium, magnesium, selenium, and phosphorus; it is also a great source of animal protein (around 15g of protein per 100g of meat) and healthy fish fats (around 14g of fats per 100g of meat).

So, if you have the opportunity to consume halibut (fresh or frozen - preferably fresh), feel free to do it - when properly prepared, it is a delicacy :)

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