Quick Fish with Chickpeas, Tomatoes, and Sage

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Seafood entrees are a snap!

Seafood dishes are some of the easiest and quickest dishes to prepare and cook. In no time, serve a perfectly healthy meal that the whole family can enjoy. For this dish, we used sole, a whole white flat fish (use similar types of white fish as substitutes) served with chickpeas cooked with tomatoes and sage. Such simple fare doesn’t require any special cooking skills and can be yours in under a half hour. We believe in simple and healthy living, so try out this recipe and discover for yourself that good food takes less time and effort than you may think.

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Quick Fish with Chickpeas, Tomatoes, and Sage

Here is a gluten-free recipe that's easy to make and super tasty.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size
Course Dinner
Cuisine Universal


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 spring onion finely chopped
  • 8 cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 4 sage leaves fresh
  • 15 ounces chickpeas can, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup water
  • kosher or sea salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 flat white fish cleaned (like sole, halibut, or flounder)


  • Over medium heat, in a saucepan with extra virgin olive oil, sautè the onion for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and sage. Sautè for another 3 minutes. Add the chickpeas and the water. Cook for 10 minutes or until they are tender. Season with salt & pepper. Turn off the heat and cover to keep warm.
  • In the meantime, while cooking the chickpeas, cook the fish. Rub the fish with a little bit of salt & pepper. Over medium to high heat, in another saucepan with extra virgin olive oil, brown both sides of the fish. When they are cooked, transfer them to a plate with paper towels to absorb the excess oil.
  • To serve, transfer the chickpeas to the serving plate. Put the fish on top and pour the sauce on top of the fish. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 330mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
Keywords Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Seafood

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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