Baked Cod in Tomato and Basil

Baked Cod in Tomato and Basil

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine One Pot Wonder
Servings 4


  • Oven
  • Oven Safe Saucepan


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 red onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 100 ml white wine
  • 600 ml tomato passata
  • 20 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 bunch basil
  • 4 portions cod
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


  • Preheat oven to 210˚C
  • heat the oil, over medium heat, in an oven safe saucepan, add the onions and garlic and saut for 2 minutes. Add the white wine, tomato passata, cherry tomatoes, salt and pepper and half of the basil leaves. Bring to simmer and cook covered with a lid, on medium heat, for 3 minutes or until the cherry tomato just start to soften.
  • Place the portions of cod skin facing up in the tomato mixture, season well and add a drizzle of balsamic vinegar. Transfer in the oven and Bake for 12-15 minutes without a lid until the cod are cooked through.
    Remove from the oven, sprinkle a few more fresh leaves of basil leaves and serve immediately with your favourite side either salad leaves, boiled potatoes or Spaghetti to name a few!