This recipe is just one of the ones you’ll find in my new e-cookbook, Healthy You. Coming in February 2019.

This recipe works well with just about any side dish you prefer. For a really nice presentation, pair it with these light and easy cucumber noodles with my fresh pesto.

Mediterranean-Style Baked Cod en Papillote

Here is a quick and healthy weeknight dinner that is absolutely full of flavor. As an added bonus, clean up could not be any easier!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 Servings


  • 4 5-6 ounce cod fillets
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • grape tomatoes washed and sliced
  • 1/2 cup Fresh or bottled Pesto


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • On a flat surface, place a cod fillet on one square, positioning it toward the bottom center of the paper. Sprinkle the cod with salt and pepper. Top the fillet with sliced tomatoes and a drizzle of pesto.
  • Fold the parchment paper in half and seal the bottom edge by tightly folding where the two halves come together. Repeat on each side.
  • Set the sealed pack on lined baking sheet and repeat process with remaining 3 cod fillets. When finished, place baking sheet in pre-heated oven on center rack and bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and serve immediately.
Keyword Basil, Cod, Cucumbers