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Cod over Lemon Basil Orzo

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  1. Bring 6 cups water, lemon juice and zest to a boil using a large saucepan.
  2. While the water is coming to a boil heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and saute 2 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes and peppers, cook 4 minutes.
  5. Add wine and simmer about 5 minutes.
  6. Add orzo to boiling water cook aprox 9 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle the cod fillets with salt and pepper.
  8. Add to the skillet and bring to a simmer. Cover the pan with a tight lid and simmer about 10 minutes or until fillets are cooked through.
  9. Drain orzo after 9 minutes and toss with basil.
  10. Serve fillets over the orzo and topped with sauce.

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