Uncle Cosmo's Grouper

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Most of our recipes are recipes that we use at home, either from my family (Krontiras), or my wife's family (Mastropasqua) This one is from my wife's uncle Cosmo, that lives in Toms River New Jersey. Thank you zio Cosmo, everyone loves it!

Preparation time: 35 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 8


8 grouper filets (about 6-8 ounces each)
10 plum tomatoes, cut in cubes
3 cloves of garlic chopped
8 oz. capers drained (*)
4 bunches of parsley leaves (not stems)
1 ½ cups of extra virgin olive oil TSITALIA® (*)
3 large onions chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

* these items available at Nabeel's® International Market in Homewood, AL.


1.Take all of the ingredients, tomatoes, garlic capers, parsley, onions and put in a pot and mix real well.
2. Pour in the extra virgin olive oil on them. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. Let all of these ingredients simmer, on medium heat, for about 25-30 min. and right before it comes to a boil remove from the heat and let it cool down.
3.Place fish fillets in a baking pan and pour the vegetable mixture, evenly over the fish. Cover with aluminum foil, and bake at 400° F. for 35 minutes.

Serve hot in plates with plenty of mixture over the fish and serve with crusty Italian bread.


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