Oven Baked Cod with a Tomato Pesto Crust

On the table in 30mins

Serves 2


  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cod fillets
  • Sea salt & black pepper to taste
  • 1 pot or 3 tbsp. Sacla’ Tomato Pesto
  • 75g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 1 lemon, zest grated
  • 3 tbsp. chopped dill herbs, chervil & parsley
  • Salad leaves

For Dressing:

  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. Sacla’ Organic Tomato Pesto


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas mark 6 and brush a baking sheet with oil
  2. Place the cod on it and season before spreading each piece with a little Sacla’ Pesto
  3. Mix the breadcrumbs, lemon zest, herbs and the remaining Sacla’ Pesto in a bowl
  4. Pile this mixture onto the fish
  5. Bake in the oven for 15 - 20 minutes, or until the fish is cooked
  6. Mix the dressing ingredients and drizzle over a selection of herby salad, then simply place the fish on top

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