Mediterranean Cod

"This one-skillet cod dish comes together in 30 minutes and is inspired by simple Mediterranean ingredients. It's light and healthy, and it checks all of the boxes to be Whole30 compatible"
-- @pestoandpotatoes
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 3

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  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatotes, sliced into halves
  • 3 cod portions
  • 3 tablespoons capers
  • Avocado oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • 1 lemon
  • Fresh parsley, optional, for garnish


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • Step 2

    While oven is preheating, heat about 2 tablespoons of avocado oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.

  • Step 3

    Sauté onion until soft, about 5 minutes. Add sliced garlic cloves, tomatoes and olives. Cook for an additional 7 to 10 minutes, until tomatoes start to break down a bit and release their liquid.

  • Step 4

    Juice one lemon into the pan and nestle cod pieces into the center. Drizzle with a bit more olive oil and season well with kosher salt and cracked black pepper.

  • Step 5

    Place pan in preheated oven and bake for 14 to 16 minutes, until cod is cooked through.

  • Step 6

    Remove from the oven, top with fresh, chopped parsley (optional) and serve with roasted carrots or the sides of your choice.

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