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Cod with tomato, olives and capers

You could use salt cod that has been soaked or fresh fillets. I like to use Atlantic Cod loins. 
Servings 4
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins


  • 1 24 oz. tin tomatoes, preferably San Marzano, DOP, chopped
  • 3/4 cup pitted, chopped olives
  • 1 tbsp good quality capers
  • 3 tbsp olive oil or chili-infused olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme or 1 fresh stem
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp crushed chillies or chili oil as above
  • 1 1/2 -2 pounds cod fillets, cut into 4" x 4" squares


  • Combine first 8 ingredients in a skillet, bring to a simmer and then reduce to low, covered for about 10-15 minutes. 
  • Add cod, cook, with a vent for steam until cooked about 8-10 minutes, until it flakes.
  • Adjust salt and pepper to taste
  • Enjoy with crusty bread! 
Author: Natalina Campagnolo
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian