A simple but delicious Mediterranean diet recipe for Baked Cod with olives, lemon, garlic and capers.

  •  Course entree, fish

  •  Cuisine Mediterranean

  •  Keyword cod, dinner, fish, olives, seafood

  •  Prep Time 5 minutes

  •  Cook Time 20 minutes

  •  Servings 2 servings

  •  Author Brynn McDowell, RDN at The Domestic Dietit

Ingredients

  • 2 filets Cod (skinless)

  • 1/4 cup assorted olives, pitted (we used kalamata and green olives)

  • 1/2 lemon zested and juiced

  • 1 tbsp capers

  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth or water

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F

  • 2. Place the cod in a rimmed baking dish

  • 3. Add the olives, lemon zest, lemon juice, and capers

  • 4. Add the vegetable broth or water

  • 5. Drizzle the olive oil over top of the fish and add red pepper flakes

  • 6. Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, until fish is easily flaked with a fork in the center or a thermometer reads 145 degrees