Baked Wild Cod

This recipe for baked wild cod is a winner for all the right reasons. It is easy to prepare and is a healthy and delicious meal choice.


4 cod filets, about 1-inch thick

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for baking dish

1 c. cherry tomatoes

1 lemon, sliced, plus more for garnish

2 garlic cloves, smashed but not peeled

2 sprigs thyme

2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 400° and pat cod filets with a paper towel until dry. Season all over with salt and pepper. 

  2. In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, cherry tomatoes, lemon slices, garlic, and thyme.   

  3. Brush a baking dish with olive oil. Pour tomato-oil mixture into dish, then nestle in cod.   

  4. Bake until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, about 15 minutes. 

  5. Serve garnished with parsley, more lemon juice, and pan sauce

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