Laura's Cod

Source: Laura Strouse


4 cod filets, about 1-inch thick

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for baking dish

1 c. cherry tomatoes

1 lemon, sliced, plus more for garnish

2 garlic cloves, smashed but not peeled

2 sprigs thyme

2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, for garnish


1. Preheat the oven to 400° and pat cod filets with a paper towel until dry. Season all over with salt and pepper.

2. Combine olive oil, cherry tomatoes, lemon slices, garlic, and thyme in a 9"-x-13" baking dish. Toss to coat and spread into an even layer. Nestle cod pieces into baking dish.

3. Bake until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, 15 to 20 minutes, depending on thickness of filets.

4. Serve garnished with parsley, more lemon juice, and pan sauce.