Cod and pasta bake

Cod and pasta bake


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About this recipe: This delicious cod and pasta bake is packed with flavour yet is put together in a low hassle way. Great for easy everyday cooking and midweek suppers.


Serves: 4 

  • 300g macaroni pasta
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 450g cod fillets, cut into 2cm pieces
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 60ml water
  • 1 cube vegetable bouillon
  • 125ml single cream
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons grated cheese

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta until al dente or according to instructions on the pack. Drain, then stir in 2 tablespoons of butter. Set aside.
  2. In a frying pan, melt the remainder of the butter and cook and stir the onion until golden. Add the fish and season with salt and pepper. Pour in 60ml of water, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease a baking dish.
  4. Meanwhile, combine 2 tablespoons water from the pan together with the bouillon cube. Stir in cream and egg, mix well.
  5. In the prepared baking dish, place 1/2 pasta on the bottom then spread over the fish mixture and cover with remaining pasta. Pour over the cream sauce. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  6. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes until the cheese is melted and golden brown.

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Reviews (4)


Easy to make but quite bland in flavour - 19 Feb 2015


Really lovely recipe. I halved the ingredients because there are only two of us, except for the onion and substituted the bouillon cube for a chicken stock cube, added a garlic clove to the onion and omitted the cream and egg. I also substituted the cheddar with a cheddar and parmesan cheese instead. Very tasty and filling too. Very nice for a midweek meal. - 29 Jun 2016


Swapped cream for passata, super flexible recipe. Suits a what's in, meal just fine. Great supper dish - 29 Jul 2014

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