Heart Doctors Love this Baked Cod Recipe

Fish can be a great and nutritious way to eat a filling, protein-filled meal without all of the unhealthy cholesterol often found in other meats. Especially when baked instead of fried, fish is an incredibly healthy and delicious alternative! Give this zesty baked cod from EatingWell.com a try!

Makes 4 servings. 1 ½ hours to prepare (30 minutes active time).


  • 1 pound ripe small round or plum tomatoes, cut into ½ inch wedges
  • 2 medium yellow onions, cut into ¼ inch wedges
  • 1 tablespoon finely slivered orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless cod, cut into 4 portions


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine tomatoes, onions, orange zest, oil and chopped thyme in a baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper and combine.
  3. Roast, stirring occasionally, until the onions are golden and brown on the edges, about 45 minutes. Remove from the oven. Increase oven temperature to 450°F.
  4. Add fish and season with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper; scoop the vegetables in the dish over the fish.
  5. Bake 11 minutes until the fish is cooked throughout.

Serve with brown rice or another favorite heart-healthy grain and enjoy! We’re dedicated to providing our community with heart healthy recipes that taste good and are good for you. Give our tasty baked cod a try or visit our recipes and nutrition blog for additional ideas.

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