Roasted Cod with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Mozzarella Recipe

Tomato, basil, and mozzarella
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
357 Calories
13g Fat
4g Carbs
53g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2
Amount per serving
Calories 357
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 143mg 48%
Sodium 857mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 53g
Calcium 263mg 20%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cod 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.

"Happy Days with the Naked Chef" by Jamie Oliver (Hyperion)


  • 2 (8-ounce) cod fillets, skinned and pin-boned
  • 1 tablespoon of 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

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  3. Place the cod 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.

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