Spanish Cod with Tomato Sauce
As you know, fish is a very important part of the Mediterranean diet, it´s low in fat, high in protein and loaded with so many health benefits. With that being said, today we´re making The Ultimate Spanish Cod Recipe with Tomato Sauce. This dish is loaded with flavors, easy to make and it´s all done using just one pan.
- Heat a non-stick frying pan with a medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Spanish olive oil, 2 minutes after adding the oil add the fillets of cod into the pan skin side up, 2 minutes later flip the fillets, after a total cooking time of 4 minutes remove the cod fillets from the pan and transfer them into a dish and cover it with aluminum foil or plastic wrap
- Using the same pan with the same heat add the sliced garlic and diced onions into the pan and mix them with the oil, scrapping up anything that was left over from the cod, after about 1 minute add the diced bell bell peppers into the pan and cook for about 5 minutes, then season everything with sea salt, freshly cracked black pepper and a generous 1/4 teaspoon of smoked paprika and mix everything together, then add one 14 ounce/400 gram can of tomato puree, season again with sea salt, freshly cracked black pepper and a kiss of white sugar, mix it all together until well combined and lower the fire to a LOW heat
- After leaving the sauce to simmer for 5 minutes add the fillets of cod back into the pan and place a lid on top, 2 minutes later remove the lid and transfer the pan to a flat surface, serve directly from the pan, garnish with some freshly chopped parsley and a couple slices of lemon, enjoy!
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