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Herb & Garlic Baked Cod with Romesco Sauce & Spinach Recipe

Herb & Garlic Baked Cod with Romesco Sauce & Spinach Recipe

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How To Make Herb & Garlic Baked Cod with Romesco Sauce & Spinach

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4 cod fillets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup Romesco sauce (recipe follows)
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • Lemon wedges, for serving
  • romesco sauce:
  • 1 cup roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, minced garlic, dried basil, dried thyme, salt, and pepper.

  3. Place the cod fillets on the prepared baking sheet and brush the herb and garlic mixture over the top of each fillet.

  4. Bake the cod in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until cooked through and flaky.

  5. While the cod is baking, prepare the romesco sauce. In a blender or food processor, combine the roasted red peppers, almonds, garlic, tomato paste, red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth.

  6. In a large skillet, heat a drizzle of olive oil over medium heat. Add the spinach and sauté until wilted.

  7. To serve, divide the sautéed spinach among four plates. Place a cod fillet on top of the spinach and spoon a generous amount of romesco sauce over the cod. Serve with lemon wedges on the side.


  • Calories : 320kcal
  • Total Fat : 17g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 63mg
  • Sodium : 618mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 8g
  • Dietary Fiber : 3g
  • Sugars : 3g
  • Protein : 35g
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