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Pesco Mediterranean recipes provided in this category include original recipes, as well as classic recipes modified to be compliant with low carb lifestyles. Most recipes are designed to be quick and easy for busy lifestyles.

 

Seared Scallops with Lemon Orzo Instead of Risotto

This is an impressive dish that comes together in 20 minutes and is deceptively easy to cook. Adding a rub of ground fennel to the scallops before searing gives a subtle anise crust to the scallops, which are then served on a bed of lemony orzo. Nothing melts in your mouth like tender buttery scallops …

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Spanish Paellas: + Recipe for Paella Valenciana

Looking for something different for your next family dinner or gathering with friends? Farm to Jar’s resident expert on everything Spanish, Maria, has an idea for you: a traditional Spanish seafood paella. It’s easier to make than you think and the perfect summer food for a crowd! This post may contain affiliate links, and you …

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How to Cook Red Snapper: (with Sour cream-Dill Sauce)

Red snapper is a popular white fish that can be cooked to tender perfection by roasting, pan frying, poaching steaming or grilling. I’ve summarized each of these cooking methods specific to red snapper with a mouthwatering recipe for sautéed red snapper covered with a velvety sour cream dill sauce. Jump to: RECIPE | Best Cooking …

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Harissa Baked Salmon – Low Carb Dinner

Salmon is a nutritional powerhouse. especially for people on a low carb or ketogenic lifestyle.  It also lends itself wonderfully to any range of sauces or rubs.  This harissa baked salmon is one of my favorite Pesco Mediterranean recipes and can be a quick 10-minute weeknight dinner or a fancy-schmancy dinner party dish! What is …

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Pistachio Crusted Tuna Steaks: (with Options for Red Snapper)

This is an easy, delicious way to bring a low carb fish dinner to the table in a hurry! This recipe uses ground pistachio nuts to form a crust, or the “breading”, for fish filets. A nut crust is an great option for many kinds of fish (salmon, cod, red snapper, tuna). The recipe below …

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Comprehensive Guide to the Pesco Mediterranean Diet?

The Main Points Before noting health benefits or weight loss success of the Pesco Mediterranean, here is a summary of the key components: It is a plant-rich diet (lifestyle) It is rich in tree nuts Fish and seafood are the principle source of animal food The principle fat source is extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO), but …

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Low Carb Baked Fish Cakes with Southern Comeback Sauce

The key to a great fish cake is the quality of the fish used, as well as limiting the ”filler” to allow the subtle flavor of the fish to shine through. The problem however is that the filler holds the fish cakes together when you are sautéing them. Baking the fish cakes instead helps them …

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