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Roasted Cod with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Mozzarella Recipe

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Tomato, basil, and mozzarella
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Cod fish topped with fresh cherry tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella makes an elegant yet simple dish. This baked dish is fast and easy. Feel free to substitute halibut or monkfish for the cod.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 (8-ounce) cod fillets, skinned and pin-boned
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 handfuls of red and yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 handful of fresh basil, leaved picked from stems
  • 1 ball of buffalo mozzarella, finely sliced
  • 1 handful of grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Place the cod fish fillets in an oiled roasting pan or an earthenware dish. Drizzle with olive oil and season. Place the tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella slices on top of the fillets. Sprinkle over the Parmesan, drizzle over some olive oil, and bake at the top of the preheated oven for about 15 to 20 minutes, until golden.

Yield: 2 servings

Recipe Source: Happy Days with the Naked Chef by Jamie Oliver (Hyperion)
Reprinted with permission.

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 5 out of 5
very good cod dish, Member cod251

Being a keen sea angler iv been looking for a tasty cod dish that is not fried fish and chips. I FOUND ONE!!!!! would say add a couple of par-boiled spuds saute stye adds to the dish.worth trying 100%

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