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A piece of baked cod topped with a lemon slice, on a plate with rice and mediterranean vegetables.
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5 from 6 votes

Mediterranean Baked Cod

This Mediterranean Baked Cod recipe is so easy to make, and a full dinner can come together in one pan. This is the perfect recipe for a romantic meal for two, or you can double the recipe and bake it on a sheet pan.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 2
Calories: 286kcal


  • 2 4 ounce cod fillets
  • 1 bell pepper (orange or red), sliced
  • 1 cup zucchini sliced
  • 1/2 fennel bulb thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup olives
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 lemon sliced, to garnish
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • fresh basil, thyme and parsley to garnish, optional


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Prepare vegetables, and place them in a 9x13 baking dish. Lightly coat with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake the vegetables for 10 minutes, and then remove from the oven.
  • Lightly coat the fish fillets with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Add the cod fillets onto the baking tray with cooked vegetables.
  • Add a lemon slice to the top of the cod fillets, and drizzle the vegetables with balsamic vinegar. Return to the oven for 10-12 minutes, until the cod is cooked through.
  • Garnish the dish with fresh herbs or more lemon slices. Enjoy served alone, or over rice or quinoa.


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 632mg | Potassium: 1154mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2425IU | Vitamin C: 134mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2mg