Baked fish and spinach

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Connie Veneracion


  • 700 to 800 grams fish fillet or a whole fish, cleaned and gutted
  • 300 to 400 grams fresh spinach trimmed
  • 2 pimientoes chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon chopped
  • 2 tablespoons garlic finely minced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or fish broth
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  • Grease the bottom of a baking dish with half of the olive oil. Arrange the spinach to cover the entire bottom. Arrange the fish on top. Pour the fish or vegetable broth over the fish and spinach. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the chopped pimientoes and carrot over the fish, followed by the onion and garlic and, finally, the tarragon. Pour the remaining olive oil over the fish and vegetables.
  • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil.
  • Bake in a 190C oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Serve hot.