Pan Fried Fish with Lentil Salad

With grocery costs impacting most of us, here's a 'Budget Beater' recipe to keep your family healthy while sticking to a budget.


  • 250g butternut pumpkin (peeled, cut into 1cm pieces)
  • Australian extra virgin olive oil cooking spray
  • Approx. 500g Basa fillets
  • 800g can brown lentils (drained, rinsed)
  • 80g baby spinach
  • 2 medium tomatoes (cut into wedges)
  • 1 ½ tablespoon red wine vinegar


1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Place pumpkin on a baking tray. Spray with oil. Bake for 15 minutes or until tender.
2. Meanwhile, spray a non-stick frying pan with oil. Add fish and cook over medium-high heat for 6–7 minutes or until just cooked through.
3. Combine pumpkin, lentils, tomato, spinach and vinegar in a bowl. Toss to combine. Serve with fish fillets and lemon wedges.

Ready in: 20 min


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