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Oven baked cod recipe with tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, olives and pancetta

Baked Cod - Italian Style One Pan Meal

This oven Baked Cod  is an easy, complete meal, packed with Italian flavours. Crispy pancetta bacon wraps the fish and tomatoes add a juicy sauce. All in one pan!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Family Food, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 481 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 Red onions Peeled and cut into quarters
  • 2 Red peppers Deseeded and cut into chunky wedges
  • 8 Garlic cloves Whole
  • 500 g New potatoes Cut into chunks
  • 400 g Cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Italian herb seasoning
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 500 g Cod loin fillets Boneless and skinless
  • 95 g Pancetta Or 8 slices
  • 150 g Black olives Pitted and drained

To garnish

  • A handful of Basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200C.

  2. Combine the oil, onions, peppers, garlic cloves, potatoes and cherry tomatoes (see notes) with the herbs and salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.

  3. Bake for about 30 minutes or until the potatoes are almost cooked through.

  4. Meanwhile, wrap the cod loin fillets in the pancetta.

  5. Remove the vegetables from the oven, add the olives and give everything a good stir. Sit the wrapped cod loins on top and put back into the ovemn for 15 minutes.

  6. When cooked, sprinkle with fresh basil and serve.

Recipe Notes

Tomatoes: If you like really soft and squishy, juicy tomatoes add them at the start of cooking. If you'd prefer them firmer, and less like a sauce, add them when you add the fish later.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Cod - Italian Style One Pan Meal
Amount per Serving
Calories
481
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
23
g
35
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Cholesterol
 
69
mg
23
%
Sodium
 
832
mg
36
%
Potassium
 
1553
mg
44
%
Carbohydrates
 
38
g
13
%
Fiber
 
7
g
29
%
Sugar
 
9
g
10
%
Protein
 
31
g
62
%
Vitamin A
 
2550
IU
51
%
Vitamin C
 
130.6
mg
158
%
Calcium
 
93
mg
9
%
Iron
 
2.9
mg
16
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.