Flaky Mediterranean Fish with Spinach


  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lb cod filet
  • 1 no onion peeled, chopped
  • 2 Clove garlic peeled, minced
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 0.5 cup water
  • 2 cups spinach frozen, coarsely chopped
  • 0.25 cup black olives


  1. Put the skillet on the stove over high heat. When it is hot, add 1½ teaspoons
  2. Add Cook for about 5 minutes per side, until deeply browned. Remove the fish to the plate and cover.
  3. Reheat the skillet to medium Add the remaining 1½ teaspoons oil, onion, and garlic. Cook for about 7 minutes. Add tomatoes and water. Cook about 10 minutes, until the mixture thickens and turns from bright red to an orange color.
  4. Return fish to the skillet with the tomato Cover with spinach and sprinkle with olives. Cover skillet. Cook about 2 minutes over low heat until the spinach is steamed. Serve right away.

*Try this recipe with another white fish, such as tilapia, haddock, or catfish.

**Fresh tomatoes can be used instead of canned.

Serves 4


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