Roasted Cod with Olives: the easy, flavorful seafood recipe

Total time: 30 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 2 people
By Cookist
large lemons, thinly sliced
Fresh basil leaves
7 to 8
Dried rosemary
1/2 tsp
Black olives
Cod fillets
200 g
Extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 tbsp
1/2 tsp
Black pepper powder
1/4 tsp

Roasted cod with olives is an easy main dish recipe you will love. Similar to classic baked cod recipe, you can assemble and bake it in less than 30 minutes. You just have to pile up cod, lemon slices, basil and black olives, season and pop the dish in to the hot oven.

Super soft, this baked cod calls for tangy Mediterranean flavors. Do you look for another great season to try it at least once? It is a healthy dish that is rich in protein and looks very fancy.


You may replace cod with any other fish of your choice as well such Halibut or Sea bass.

You can also make this dish in advance and save it for later use in a sealed container as it is good to be eaten for up to 2 days after you bake it.

To add even more flavor, you can add in capers.

How to store Baked Cod with Olives

You can store baked cod with olives in a refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

How to make Roasted Cod with Olives

Preheat the oven to 175 degrees C. Clean the fish fillet with water and pat dry the fillets using a paper towel.


Arrange the thin lemon slices evenly in an oven proof baking dish. Place the fresh basil leaves over evenly sprinkle dried rosemary.


Scatter the whole black olives all over the baking dish.


Place the cod fillets gently over the bed of vegetable and herbs. Evenly drizzle olive oil over the fish fillet and season it with salt and black pepper powder.


Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes or until the fish cooks thoroughly. Serve hot and enjoy!

Every dish has a story
Find out more on Cookist social networks