–cod (the size of 3 decks of cards, one-half pound)
–Cajun blackened seasoning
–salt and pepper
–5 carrots (fresh)
–butter or margarine (Promise Activ is heart-healthy)
–oregano (fresh if possible)
–Bac’n pieces (imitation soy bacon)
–chicken broth (non-fat, low sodium)
1 – In a slow cooker, set on low, place one-half cup of lentils. Add 2 cups of chicken broth, 2 tablespoons of Bac’n pieces, one tablespoon of olive oil. Cook all day; lentils will be somewhat mushy, and if this isn’t desired, reduce cooking time.
2 – Place cod in covered baking dish with a little water. Season with salt and pepper. Sift Cajun blackened seasoning generously on top. Add some olive oil. Set aside.
3 – Peel carrots. Chop on the diagonal with one-quarter-inch cuts. Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and olive oil. Cook for 4 minutes in microwave on high.
4 – Cook cod for 5 minutes in the microwave on high.
5 – Serve the dinner hot.
–cod and carrots adapted from Real Simple; lentils original.