Brown Rice with Mackerel, Swiss Chard & Lima Beans

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 40 min 2
Brown Rice with Mackerel, Swiss Chard & Lima Beans
Health Highlights


1/2 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked
1/2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 fillet Mackerel
1/2 cup Swiss chard
1/2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1/2 cup New potatoes (wash; do not peel)
1/2 cup slices Avocado
1/2 cup sliced Tomato
1 can (15oz) Lima beans, canned (rinsed and drained)
2 tbsp chopped Shallots (for dressing)
1/4 cup Lemon juice (for dressing)
2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin (for dressing)
1 tbsp Pistachio nuts (chopped)
1 tbsp hulled Sunflower seeds
1 sprig Parsley, fresh


  1. Cook rice as per package instructions.
  2. Over medium heat, warm olive oil in a non-stick skillet and brown the mackerel fillets, about 2 minutes per side. Set aside on a plate.
  3. In a separate pan, sauté Swiss chard in oil for 5-10 minutes. 
  4. Bring a pot of water to a boil and add the potatoes. Boil potatoes for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Add the rice to a bowl and top with sautéed Swiss chard, boiled tiny potatoes, sliced avocado, tomatoes, and lima beans.
  6. To make the dressing, whisk together the shallots, fresh lemon juice, and olive oil together; drizzle over the bowl.
  7. Top with seared mackerel fillet and sprinkle with chopped pistachios, sunflower seeds, and parsley.


Nutritional Highlight:

Mackerel is a good source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 792
Calories from fat 430
Calories from saturated fat 75
Total Fat 48 g
Saturated Fat 8.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 25.7 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 1005 mg
Potassium 1501 mg
Total Carbohydrate 70 g
Dietary Fiber 17.8 g
Sugars 6.9 g
Protein 29.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 0.5
Meat 0.6
Meat Alternative 1.7
Vegetables 3.6

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