Cod with Butter Bean & Chorizo Mash

Cod with Butter Bean and Chorizo Mash Recipe

35 Minutes
Serves: 2

Simple roasted cod with served with a butter bean and chorizo mash flavoured with  white wine, garlic, chopped rosemary, and parsley and herbie roast tomatoes.

Recipe Ingreds


  • 40 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Italian herbs
  • 0.5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cloves garlic


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt (to taste)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 350 grams cod fillet


  • 1 tin tinned butter beans
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 75 grams chorizo
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 30 ml white wine
  • 2 sprig fresh parsley

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1

  • bone the fish
  • place on a plate
  • rub with the olive oil
  • season with salt and pepper
  • set a side

Step 2

  • peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely
  • chop the chorizo into cubes
  • wash and finely chop the fresh rosemary

Step 3

  • place the oil in the small pan
  • add the chorizo
  • add the garlic
  • add the rosemary
  • cook gently do not brown

Step 4

  • set the oven to 220C 425F or gas mark 7
  • Place the griddle pan or oven proof frying pan in the oven to heat

Step 5

  • drain the beans reserving the liquid
  • place the beans in a bowl
  • mash the beans
  • add the white wine
  • add some of the liquid from the beans to form a soft mash

Step 6

  • remove the pan with the rosemary etc from the heat
  • pour off half the oil and reserve
  • mix the remaining contents of the pan into the mash
  • wash and finely chop the fresh parsley
  • add the parsley
  • return to the heat and gently warm through

Step 7

  • wash the cherry tomatoes
  • place in a bowl
  • add the Italian herbs
  • add the olive oil
  • peel and crush the garlic
  • add the garlic to the tomatoes
  • stir to mix the ingredients

Step 8

  • remove the griddle pan from the oven and place on the heat
  • place the cod skin side down
  • cook for 3 to 4 mins
  • turn the fish over
  • pour over the chilli oil
  • add the tomatoes
  • place in the oven
  • cook for 6 to 7 minutes
  • check the fish is cooked it should be opaque and hot in the centre

Step 9

  • place the mash on a warm serving plate
  • Add the fish to serving plate
  • add the tomatoes to the serving plate

Recipe Utensils

  • 1 bowl
  • 1 chopping board
  • 2 Garlic crusher
  • 1 griddle pan
  • 1 large knife
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 plate
  • 1 potato masher
  • 1 sieve
  • 1 small pan

More About the Cod with Butter Bean and Chorizo Mash recipe

We love this recipe by one of our favourite chefs Rachel Allen, the cod fillet lightly seasoned with salt and pepper and baked in the oven on a hot griddled pan, with herbed cherry tomatoes. The cod fillet is served with a butter bean mash, made by gently mashing the butter beans with white wine, rosemary, chilli oil and parsley .

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