A baking dish with baked cod sitting in a creamy red pepper sauce.
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Baked Cod in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

A healthy baked cod recipe made in a creamy roasted red pepper sauce. This Whole30 dish is great served over cauliflower rice or zoodles, but just as delicious if you opt for rice or quinoa.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: baked cod, baked cod recipes, cod fish, roasted red pepper sauce
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 285kcal
Author: Michelle Miller

Ingredients

  • 4 cod fillets 4-5 ounces each
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

  • 3 red peppers halved and seeded
  • 1/4 cup olive oil divided
  • 1/3 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup parsley or fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne

Instructions

  • Add peppers to a baking tray, skin side up, and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Bake in the Sharp Superheated Steam Countertop Oven on Broil/Grill on 485º F for 20 minutes. If baking in a conventional oven, preheat the oven on broil, and place a rack in the middle of the oven. Bake peppers for 26-28 minutes, until the tops are charred.
  • Once peppers have cooled, pull the charred skin off the peppers.
  • Add the peppers and the rest of the sauce ingredients to a blender. Process until a creamy smooth sauce is formed.
  • Pour sauce in a baking dish.
  • Drizzle cod fillets with olive oil, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Add cod fillets to the baking dish filled with red pepper sauce.
  • Bake in the Sharp Superheated Steam Countertop Oven on Broil/Grill on 485º F for 18 minutes.
  • If baking in a conventional oven, preheat oven to Broil, and bake on the middle rack for 25 minutes.

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Nutrition

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 469mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3162IU | Vitamin C: 121mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg