‘Cod’ you pass the Pistachios Please?

Pistachio crusted Wild Pacific Cod. Sounds fancy right? It’s really not. It’s just frozen cod from Costco and some pistachios from the pantry that I have been needing to use up so I can buy a fresh bag. Bottom line is this recipe is easy. It is healthy. And it sounds super fancy so you can totally impress your family/friends.

Start by thawing your filet pieces.

Shell your pistachios. Or you can buy them pre-shelled if anyone in your life has ever used the word “moneybags” to describe you. Also, if you have a three year old, try to shell faster than she eats.

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Now you need some breadcrumbs. I prefer to just get a slice of whole wheat bread and toast it. Besides, have you ever looked at the ingredients on the back of a cardboard box of breadcrumbs? No thanks.

Put your toasted bread and pistachios into a food processor and pulse until it looks kinda like this.

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Thoroughly dry your thawed pieces of cod. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brush generously with stone ground mustard, or dijon, and top heap with the breadcrumb/pistachio mixture. Place into a well greased baking dish.

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Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes, or until the cod flakes apart with a fork.

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This paired really nicely with fresh green beans and butternut squash soup! Recipe for the soup coming soon!

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Now you can make your 18 month old do the dishes…. But really, wouldn’t that be nice?

Ingredients:

  • 3-4  Cod filets
  • 1/3 cup of shelled pistachios.
  • 1 slice of toasted bread I used whole wheat but any variety can work.
  • 3-4 tablespoons of stone ground or dijon mustard.
  • salt and pepper
  • bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes (you know it’s don’t when the fish flakes with a fork)

Thanks!

Jessica

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