Baked Fish with Roasted Vegetables

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Baked Cod with roasted vegetables has always been such a favorite seafood of ours.


The spinach and tomato are a great addition added to flavor the cod.


We prepare it so many ways but this one is the one we make most often and the best part is you can use any kind of fish you really like.


This basic recipe is great with so many kinds of seafood including shellfish.


This seafood meal is topped with a Parmesan crust and a delicious mound of roasted vegetables on top.


Then added toasted bread crumbs on a bed of sauteed spinach makes this simple but so gourmet.


This meal is easy to make and perfect at any time of the year for any seafood lover.


I also give suggestions and substitution ideas if you're not a fish lover or have an allergy to seafood.


It truly is a delightful recipe, scroll down and see why it's tops in our home.




This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.










Keep it simple



Use easy cooking vegetables when making this dish.


Fish cooks quickly and you want to make sure the vegetables are done with the fish.


I don't recommend potatoes unless they are cooked first.


Peppers and onions do well with this dish also.




Baked Cod with Roasted Vegetables




Topping



When I cook this fish I love the tomatoes sliced very thin so I use a mandolin to slice them.


They cook quickly and taste great with the Parmesan toasted bread crumbs.


We just love tomatoes roasted.





This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.






Ingredients to use to Make Baked Cod with Roasted Vegetables

(scroll down to the recipe card for exact measurements)


  • Cod or any white fish (Haddock, Sea Bass or even shellfish like scallops, shrimp)
  • Italian flavored bread crumbs
  • Parmesan cheese grated
  • white wine (Pinot Grigio preferred)
  • zucchini washed
  • sliced tomatoes
  • garlic in olive oil
  • fresh spinach sauteed
  • fresh snap peas
  • granulated garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • freshly chopped parsley, basil 
  • olive oil
  • Optional: cayenne pepper, oregano or dill
  • Optional: more olive oil for the top or 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • cooking oil spray






This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.





Suggestions

(For those who have allergies to fish or certain vegetables)

  • mashed potatoes
  • escarole
  • broccoli rabe
  • any kinds of squash sauteed first
  • I don't recommend butternut squash unless you parboil it first and the added sweetness doesn't compliment the fish, but great with chicken or pork
  •  use any kinds of seafood, halibut, shellfish, haddock, flounder, cobia, wahoo any kinds will work
  • for those allergic to seafood use boneless chicken or boneless pork
  • Substitute crushed pork rinds for the breadcrumbs for a diabetic-friendly topping




This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.




For the Spinach



Here's how I cook my spinach.


I use fresh spinach mostly always.


Add a few tablespoons of olive oil in a pan add a few cloves of minced garlic, saute until wilted, salt, pepper and a pinch of cayenne pepper.


This time I also added around 1 cup of snap peas with the spinach and sauteed for around 10 minutes.


That's it!



This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.




Cod Fish




In our home especially at Or Italian Christmas Eve meal, we always have codfish in sauce, called baccala.


We also deep fry our cod in batter.


This is the perfect summer and fall meal preparing this with roasted vegetables.


Cod is one of those fish that's so versatile, you can use it for just about any recipe.




This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.




Thick or Thin Zucchini



If you like zucchini mushy, then slice it thinner, we happen to like ours when it's still a little firm and not too soft.


Cutting them in thicker chunks will keep them soft but not overcooked.




This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.




Seasoning



This is a question you can only answer.


If you love dill, oregano, basil, parsley or any other seasonings for fish, adapt this recipe.


Go ahead and substitute fresh lemon or lime juice, do so.


This is a guideline to how I prepare this dish, change it any way you like.


I love spicy and add more cayenne pepper to my spinach, omit it if you don't like spicy food.


Please let me know how you love your fish, I would love to hear from you.




This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.



The Wine



The wine makes a big difference, taste it first, if you don't like the taste when drinking it, that wine will ruin the dish.


That's my rule of thumb, if you like it, use it, always buy a good grade wine, I use Pinot Grigio.


More expensive wines tend to taste better when cooking and avoid any kind of cooking wine, they are full of salt.




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Fresh or Frozen



If you live up north you can find fresh cod.


We always use frozen since we can't get it fresh.


However, you can use other fresh fish if you live in the South that you like.


This baked cod with roasted vegetables is a flavorful easy dish that any seafood lover will appreciate.


The cod is just bursting with delicious flavors and the toasted bread crumbs with Parmesan are the perfect combination on top.




This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.



Here Are More Recipes We Love




Mahi Mahi Parm Poppers
Shrimp Stuffed Peppers
Shrimp Stir Fry
Tuna Casserole
Stuffed Squid
Baccala Cod in tomato sauce




This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.





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this is a plate of cod fish with fresh zucchini and bread crumbs on top in a wine sauce







Looking for a Lighter Seafood Meal?



This baked cod is perfect for anyone who loves not only seafood but a light meal for warmer weather.


You can even substitute the bread crumbs with just fresh herbs and spices for fewer calories.


Get creative and adapt away.


This delightful prepared fish is a favorite in our home.



Watch My Quick Video Clip on Baked Cod with Roasted Vegetables









This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.





Seafood



As I said before any white fish will work that you like, and even some shellfish like shrimp or scallops.


I am a huge seafood lover and living in Florida, we are lucky to get fish very fresh most of the time.


My husband loves to go surf fishing at the beach and has caught many delicious kinds of fish.


Cod is a Northern fish and being from Upstate New York a favorite.


We often use fresh flounder or snook in this recipe when he gets a good day fishing.


When I visit home in Utica, New York, we always use haddock, you get the idea, make this your own recipe.







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Baked Fish with Roasted Vegetables

Baked Cod with Roasted Vegetables

prep time: 15 Mcook time: 35 Mtotal time: 50 M
This is a delicious cod fish baked with zucchini, sliced tomatoes on a bed of spinach and snap peas. It is topped with Italian flavored bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and cooked in white wine

ingredients:

  • 4 pieces of cod or any white fish (Haddock, Sea Bass or other mild filets)
  • Italian flavored bread crumbs
  • Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup white wine (Pinot Grigio preferred)
  • 1 thickly sliced zucchini washed or other squash
  • 1 or 2 thinly sliced tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic in olive oil
  • 10 ounces of fresh spinach sauteed or escarole
  • 1 cup fresh snap peas
  • granulated garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • freshly chopped parsley, basil around 1 teaspoon each
  • olive oil
  • Optional: cayenne pepper, oregano or dill
  • Optional: more olive oil for the top or 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • cooking oil spray

instructions:

How to cook Baked Cod with Roasted Vegetables

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium-sized fry pan saute the spinach with 3 tablespoons of oil and the garlic. Add the snap peas. Oil spray a casserole baking pan 9 x 9 or larger.
  3. When spinach is wilted add to the casserole dish. Place filet's on the top of the spinach. Add zucchini slices, sliced tomatoes.
  4. Sprinkle evenly over the tops with the Italian flavored bread crumbs, Add the Parmesan cheese evenly, herbs, salt pepper to taste and cayenne pepper and any other herbs you would like to use.
  5. Carefully pour the wine around the bottom of the pan not touch the toppings.
  6. Drizzle with a little olive oil or melted with butter and more cheese if you like.
  7. Bake on 350 degrees, hot oven until the tops are browned around 35 to 45 minutes.
Calories
257
Fat (grams)
11
Sat. Fat (grams)
9
Carbs (grams)
9
Net carbs
6
Sugar (grams)
6
Protein (grams)
11
Sodium (milligrams)
101
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This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.



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This is a baked cod fish on a white plate with a fall orange leaf basket in the background, a blue water glass and fork with napkin. The plate has a bed of spinach topped with baked cod fish with roasted vegetables on top along with bread crumbs toasted with Parmesan cheese and sliced tomatoes.




Disclosure: This recipe was originally shared in 2018. It was edited and re-published in 2019.

25 comments

  1. I love cod and this seems like a great way to use it :)

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  2. This would be a meal that my family would love!

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  3. I really don't use cod as much as I should as it makes a great easy meal, especially in simple tasty combinations like this.

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  4. We don't eat as much fish in my house but we do love cod and of course it is best with lots of fresh roasted veggies. Looks delicious.

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  5. Cod is such an unappreciated fish, but it's really delicious. I've never tried it like this, so looking forward to enjoying it in a new way!

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  6. I love cod fish! Particularly when it is cooked with zucchini with some spinach and peas! That sounds amazing. And the fact that you also used Parmesan and white wine is incredible!

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  7. Oh, boy, this is such an elegant delicious meal, Claudia! Well done!

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  8. I had cod a restaurant over the summer and loved it! Now, I want all the cod recipes! This one looks delicious and my whole family will love it!

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  9. I really like cooking with cod too (i'm a northerner as well). And pairing it with squash is also a favorite of mine

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  10. My family loves zucchini, so it's a great recipe for me. Love everything about this recipe!
    That looks mighty tasty! I can not wait to try it. Yum!

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  11. We eat a lot of fish also. And poor Hubby is dying to get to his shore fishing too but it's going to be a while before we can get away. So in the meantime we do eat a lot of cod as well as tuna, and wild-caught salmon. Your cod looks delicious -- have you tried it with a puttanesca sauce on it?? It's great too.

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    1. I would love it with olives but my husband hates them, puttanesca sauce is a favorite of mine, my mom made it all the time and added shrimp to it was my favorite sauce for pasta!

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  12. During a trip to New England several years ago, I discovered that I really like fish baked with a bread crumb topping - looks good from here.

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  13. I know I would enjoy this dish. Our favorite Italian restaurant in town makes something almost exactly like it only using snapper;

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  14. I love baked fish very much. This sounds so incredibly simple and easy. Roast veggies are always perfect with fish.

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  15. My husband would think he was in heaven if I made this for him! He loves fish, and baking cod is such a great way to prepare it.

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  16. Cod is one fish I couldn't get any flavors in your recipe sounds delicious, Love that it is wholesome meal with veggies and fish. I like crispy top with breadcrumbs on the top.

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  17. This looks beautiful. I bet the taste is even better! I love a good heart white fish like cod and the snap peas take this over the top for me in the best way!

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  18. What a delicious-looking meal! I love that this baked cod recipe is easy to make. It's a perfect mid-week meal.

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  19. Do I have to use wine or could I substitute with unsalted broth?

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  20. This tastes SO fresh and delicious! And it's super easy too!

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  21. Next time I make fish, I know exactly what recipe I am using!! Great idea, love all the veggies, thank you!!

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  22. Great recipe! Will use next time I make fish, love all the veggies.

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