Baked Cod with Arugula Pesto

Ingredients:

  • 2 Fresh or Frozen Cod Fillets
  • 4 Cups Arugula, finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 Tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to Taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Season the fillets well with salt and pepper.
  3. Create a foil pack for the fish using aluminum foil. Place fillets on top of aluminum and loosely wrap the foil around them, creating a pouch.
  4. If using fresh fillets, bake for approximately 25 minutes. If using frozen fillets, bake for 40-50 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  5. While fish is baking, chop arugula into fine pieces.
  6. Mince garlic cloves and mix together with arugula, olive oil, and lemon juice.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste and add red pepper flakes if desired.
  8. Finally, mix in Parmesan cheese.
  9. Once fish has finished cooking, remove from foil wrap and top the fish with the arugula pesto.
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