Dill is a very common herb that can be found in a variety of cuisines all over the world. Its spicy flavor enhances the flavor of a wide variety of dishes, whether they are made with vegetables, meat, or seafood. Dill is also highly regarded for its curative properties, which contribute to its popularity. It is speculated that it may be able to stimulate the production of female hormones and alleviate menstrual cramps, although no evidence has been provided to support these claims.
Because of its analgesic properties, some recent studies suggest that regular consumption of dill may be beneficial in the treatment of depression as well as other conditions. Moreover, it has been shown to be effective in lowering cholesterol levels in the body and may even act as a natural bug repellent.
For those who have decided to include dill in their daily diet plans, these three recipes are not only simple to prepare but also nutritious and delectably delicious.
Fish salad with dill
A salad is the quickest and most convenient way to combine fish and dill. That the fish salad can be served as an entree or a light dinner or lunch, depending on your preferences, is something we appreciated about the dish. You can also create a shopping list of ingredients and season it with the appropriate spices to suit your tastes.
A combination of lettuce, sweet cherry tomatoes, spring onions, and a sprinkle of grated feta cheese on top, as well as avocado slices, is our preferred method of preparing this dish. Season with salt, pepper, and dill to taste, and serve immediately with lime juice and extra virgin olive oil squeezed fresh from the lime.
Lemon pepper dill fish
Assuming you have a brand-new rod and reel for saltwater fishing in mind for your next trip, we understand that you won’t have a lot of time to prepare the food you catch. As a result, we’ll keep things as simple as possible in the kitchen so that you can concentrate on your fishing game.
Only a few ingredients are needed for this recipe, including haddock fish fillets, half a cup of butter, lemon pepper to taste, three tablespoons of lemon juice, and dried dill. Place the fillets in a dish that can be microwaved. Toss the fish with the butter, which you should cut into small chunks and sprinkle with lemon pepper and dill to your liking.
Add some extra lemon or lime juice and heat it in the microwave for a couple of minutes. Cook over high heat for up to five minutes, or until the fish meat is tender and turns white. Serve the dish with grilled vegetables or mashed potatoes for a complete meal.
Baked white fish with dill and tomato
This recipe is also simple to prepare and only calls for a few basic ingredients. In order to make this dish, you will need approximately four large cod or white fish fillets (you can either make your own fillets or purchase them from your local fish market), one medium-sized onion, one medium tomato, two tablespoons of high-quality butter, freshly chopped fresh dill, and freshly squeezed lemon juice (optional).
Preheat the oven to 350-400 degrees Fahrenheit and pat the fish dry with some paper towels before placing it in the oven. Season the fish with freshly ground salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, then set it aside for a few minutes to rest.
In a small pan, melt half a tablespoon of butter and add the sliced onion until the onion is translucent. Cook for a few minutes, or until the onion is starting to turn slightly golden. Make use of a second baking dish and spread the baked onions evenly on the bottom of the bowl.
Spread a layer of the fish fillets on top of the tomato slices and sprinkle with about two tablespoons of freshly chopped dill. Pour in the remaining butter and lemon juice to taste after you’ve added the remaining butter. Placing the pan with all of the ingredients inside the oven and baking for approximately 15 minutes should be sufficient. If you’re not sure if the fish is cooked through, poke the fillet with a fork to check.
Depending on your preferences, you can serve this dish with grilled vegetables, basmati rice, or French fries. In addition, you can make a sauce with low-fat yogurt, lemon juice, minced garlic, and dill by combining the ingredients.