Savory Roasted Cod

Cod is a mild-tasting fish, which makes it versatile to cook with. Here’s a quick and simple weeknight recipe for roasted cod topped with scallions, reduced fat bacon and drizzled with a light dressing. Serve with whole grain rice, couscous or new potatoes.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 5 ounce cod fillets
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 slice reduced fat bacon or turkey bacon, snipped into tiny pieces
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Place cod fillets on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.

Divide thinly sliced scallions on top of cod, followed by bacon pieces.

Scatter grape tomato halves around fish.

Whisk vinegar and oil together, and drizzle over fish

Place in oven for 10 minutes, or until cod flakes easily with a fork.

Per fillet: Calories 151, Calories from Fat 32, Total Fat 3.5g (sat 0.6g), Cholesterol 54mg, Sodium 123mg, Carbohydrate 3.6g, Fiber 0.8g, Protein 26.2g