Daily Archives: July 28, 2011

Baked Cod with Olive Oil and Garlic

For a healthy and quick weeknight meal, baked cod is a great option. Its mild flavor allows you to add a variety of seasonings. My favorite is a simple recipe using olive oil and garlic.

2 cod fillets, about one pound total
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 pinch of salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon parsley

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Lightly pour a thin coating of olive oil in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish and then arrange the fillets. Drizzle with the lemon juice and oil, and sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper, and parsley. For extra flavor, sprinkle with thyme or paprika.

Bake until the flesh is flaky but still juicy, about 15-20 minutes. Serve with roasted potatoes, rice or couscous, and your favorite vegetable.