1. Cod with Cherry Tomatoes and Pine Nuts

Cod with Cherry Tomatoes and Pine Nuts

This quick and easy recipe is ideal for everyday cooks, and takes advantage of fabulous summer fare: cherry tomatoes and fresh basil. They make the perfect companion to light, versatile Vital Choice Alaskan cod or halibut. A great meal on a warm summer evening, or to make a wintry one feel like summer!

Cod with Cherry Tomatoes and Pine Nuts

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 4 portions Vital Choice Alaskan cod or halibut (4 to 6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon Vital Choice organic extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic and herb seasoning
  • 2 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, divided


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fillets with seasoning and pepper to taste. 
  2. Add fillets to skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  3. Add tomatoes to skillet; cover and cook 3 minutes. Stir in pine nuts and half the basil; cook 2 minutes more or until tomatoes begin to burst and fish flakes easily with a fork. Transfer fillets to a platter.
  4. Stir tomato mixture and season with pepper to taste. Spoon over fillets, sprinkle with remaining basil and serve.
Serves: Serves 4