Cod Fish with Pesto and White Beans

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13Ingredients
730Calories
70Minutes

Fish seasoned to perfection. Savory cod, prepared with cloves, onions, and basil to make the flavor pop, this dish is best served during the peak of harvesting.

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch basil
  • 10 grams pine nuts
  • 1/2 bunch parsley
  • 70 grams grated parmesan cheese
  • olive oil (10 cl.)
  • 2 kilograms white beans
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 bouquet garni
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • heavy whipping cream (10 cl.)
  • 4 cod fillets (150 to 180 grams each)

Directions

  1. Make the pesto by mixing basil, pine nuts, parsley, and Parmesan cheese, in the blender.
  2. Add 10 cl of cold water, and gradually add the olive oil.
  3. Shell the beans.
  4. Peel and wash the carrot.
  5. Peel the onion, cut it into 2, prick each half with a clove.
  6. Put the beans in a pot or dutch oven and pour cold water to cover, add the bouillon cube and bring to boil. Drain, reserving the cooking liquid.
  7. Return the beans in the pot, add the carrot and onion and bouqet garni.
  8. Pour the broth so that the beans are covered.
  9. Cook the mixture for 30 minutes over medium heat, salt it 5 minutes before the end of cooking.
  10. Drain,reserving the cooking liquid.
  11. Pour the broth into a small saucepan with crème Fraîche, heat until reduced, add the pesto (reserve 4 teaspoons), mix and add the beans
  12. Remove the carrot, onion and bouquet garni and let simmer over low heat until the fish is cooked.
  13. Heat olive oil in a frying pan, and brown the cod on both sides.
  14. To serve, arrange the beans on a plate, add a teaspoon of pesto and place a cod fillet on top with a few basil leaves.
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NutritionView more

730Calories
Sodium22%DV530mg
Fat18%DV12g
Protein84%DV43g
Carbs37%DV111g
Fiber108%DV27g

PER SERVING *

Calories730Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat12g18%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol15mg5%
Sodium530mg22%
Potassium2460mg70%
Protein43g84%
Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate111g37%
Dietary Fiber27g108%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Melissa S. 2 Jul 2015
I love this recipe and have been looking for one like it for a long time. The cod with pesto and beans is so flavorful and just a unique treat. My grandma used to make something similar to this years ago. It’s just perfect.