Gettin' fresh … in Northern Nevada

Crispy Fish with Pear Salsa and Sauteed Squash

The title of this post is misleading so don’t be fooled into thinking that I made a culinary school approved meal here.  Weekday dinners are sometimes a challenge for me.   There’s just not enough time or energy left after the regular work day to fix a fancy dinner.     But, last night, I took some short cuts and it turned out pretty good.

Do you remember that salsa I made a while back?   Well, there was just a little bit left and I decided to add a couple of seriously ripe pears to it.   I love fruit salsas.  All I did was add the pears.   Easy.

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Then, I had a ton of yellow squash from the last couple of week’s CSA boxes.   It didn’t matter what was for dinner tonight … we were going to have squash with it.   Simple saute … olive oil, onions, garlic, salt and pepper.

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And, cheater alert, this fish is straight from the freezer.   Gordon’s Crispy.   Sue me.   It tastes good and is easy.

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Adding the pear salsa was the perfect touch of fresh to what would have been a cafeteria-style fishstick dinner.   I almost feel good about eating freezer fried fish now.   I seriously just ate the pear salsa by the spoonful — it was delicious.

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2 responses

  1. Melissa

    The pear salsa sounds fantastic – and you can’t go wrong with sauteed squash!

    September 21, 2012 at 1:13 pm

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