–cod (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–parsley (Italian flat-leaved, 1 handful, chopped)
–potatoes (red, 6 or 7 small, quartered)
–mushrooms (baby bellas, 5 or 6, quartered)
–tomato (fresh, 1, medium, chopped)
–onion (1, medium, sliced)
–garlic (minced, in a jar, 2 tablespoons)
–salt and pepper
1 – Place the potatoes and onion in a large, deep, covered baking dish with one-quarter cup of water. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms and tomato to the dish. Continue microwaving for 3 minutes. When finished, place minced garlic in the baking dish and gently fold into the vegetables.
2 – Place cod on top. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Top with parsley. Microwave on high for 7 minutes. Cod is done when it begins to break apart.
3 – Serve the cod and vegetables hot.
–cod adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.