This title sounds waaaayyyy more complicated than it is. This was my favorite kind of meal: pile stuff in a pan and stuff it in the oven for a little while. Other than the salad, which is always time consuming, this meal went together in a snap!
SOLE IN LEMON CREAM SAUCE
1 pound sole or other white fish fillets
salt and pepper to taste
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp dried tarragon, crumbled
2 tbsp fresh snipped chives or scallions
2 tbsp fresh snipped parsley
1/2 cup milk
1 cup cream
Put the fish in your baking pan; salt and pepper both sides of the fillets. Pour the lemon juice over the fish, sprinkle the herbs over it, pour the cream and milk on the fish and herbs, and bake at 450F for 15 to 20 minutes, until the fish flakes easily with a fork. That's it! Really!
I served this with a colorful veggie rice that went something like this:
1 cup of rice
1 tbsp tomato powder or 2 tsp tomato paste
1/2 minced onion
1/2 grated carrot
2 tbsp dried parsley
1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach
1 tsp salt
2 cups water.
Put everything in a pan in this order. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes without stirring, or until all water is absorbed. Probably serves 2 to 3. I doubled this, and Thor very much enjoyed it. He recommends it to all humans who are owned by deserving dogs. (The humans liked it, too, but Thor wanted to put his 2 cents' worth in here.) Can you tell he's excited that tomorrow is Thorsday? He has a surprise for everyone!