Mediterranean Fish Casserole

This hearty casserole recipe features cod, potatoes, peppers, olives, and tomatoes seasoned with garlic, parsley, and a hint of lemon.

Mediterranean Fish Casserole
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Bake 400°F 1 hr


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound small white potatoes, cut into quarters
  • 2 large Italian frying peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 4 3/4 inch-thick U.S. Pacific-caught cod or halibut fillets, about 5 ounces each
  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, chopped
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch wedges
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Make It

1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease an oval 2-quart casserole dish with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Spread potatoes and peppers over bottom of the dish. Season with 1/8 teaspoon each of the salt and pepper. Bake at 400 degrees F for 35 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.

2. Scatter garlic over potatoes and peppers. Season fish with remaining 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper and place on top of the potatoes. Distribute olives and tomatoes over the casserole. Drizzle with lemon juice and remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle with parsley.

3. Bake at 400 degrees F for 25 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 272, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 54, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 26, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 26, sodium (mg): 417, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.