Cod Baked in a Tomato and Feta Sauce from Closet Cooking

Cod baked in a tasty tomato and feta sauce full of fresh herbs and a splash of ouzo to keep things interesting.

Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • chili pepper flakes to taste
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes or 4 cups of fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 splash ouzo or other star anise liqueur (optional)
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dill, chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta, crumbled
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 (6 ounce) cod fillets
  • crusty bread
  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and chili pepper flakes and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the white wine and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes, oregano and ouzo and simmer until the sauce just starts to thicken, about 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat, mix in the herbs, feta and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Place the cod fillets in a baking dish and pour the tomato sauce over them.
  8. Bake in a preheated 350F oven until the fish is cooked, about 10-12 minutes. The cod will be cooked when it flakes easily and it is no longer translucent.