Baked Cod with Beans (Recipe)

Oct 22, 2022

Baked Cod with Beans (Recipe)


✅  4 cod fillets 6 oz each, 1 inch thick, fresh or frozen

✅ 300g Tenderstem or ordinary broccoli

✅ 300g frozen peas

✅ 2 courgettes, cut into 5mm half moons

✅ 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (Kasadrinos **FREE Bottle**)

✅ 1 tsp sea salt (optional)

✅ freshly ground black pepper
✅ 4 cod fillets

✅ 4 tsp green pesto

✅ 1 x 400g tin of butter beans (or lima beans), drained and rinsed

✅ 1/2 a lemon, zest and juice

✅ a large bunch of fresh basil leaves, finely chopped


✅ 2 packed cups fresh basil leaves

✅ 1/3 cup pine nuts

✅ Zest from 1 large lemon

✅ Juice from half a large lemon (about 2 Tablespoons)

✅ 1/2 garlic clove, smashed

✅ 1/2 teaspoon salt

✅ 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

✅ 1/3 cup olive oil


1️⃣ Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly spray a baking dish with nonstick spray..

2️⃣ Pop the broccoli into a bowl, tip a kettleful of boiling water over it and leave to sit for 2 minutes, then drain well. (If the stems are very thick, halve them lengthways.) If using ordinary broccoli, skip this step.

3️⃣ Mix the broccoli, frozen peas and courgettes in a large roasting tin along with 1 1/2 tablespoons of the olive oil, the sea salt (if using) and a good grind of black pepper. I like to add the butter beans (lima beans) at the end, to just warm through in the residual heat of the roasting tin, but if you’d prefer them piping hot, stick them in now.

4️⃣ Lay the cod fillets over the vegetables, spread each with 1 teaspoon of pesto, then drizzle with the remaining 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil. Grind over some black pepper, then transfer to the oven and roast for 20-25 minutes (20 if your cod fillets are quite thin, 25 if they are a little thicker).

5️⃣ Once cooked, stir in the butter beans (if you haven’t already), lemon zest, juice and fresh basil and serve the crispy baked cod hot.


Servings : 2
Ready in : 20-25 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Italian, Mediterranean

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