Recipe Share: Broiled Cod with Pumpkin Seed Cilantro Pesto

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Fall is here and that means pumpkins! Pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin bread, pumpkin seeds! Here's a recipe to kick off a season full of good smells and comfort food, yet still light, but full of flavor, perfect for those last few days of summer.


Broiled Cod with Pumpkin Seed Cilantro Pesto

Easy and delicious! (Healthy too!)

Recipe:  
serves 4

Ingredients:
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds (shelled) (raw or roasted is fine)
1 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup chopped parsley
2 tablespoons chopped scallion
3 medium garlic cloves
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

4 fillets cod
few slices lemon

Method:
Put it all in your food processor (cod and lemon slices exempt). Blend. Pesto should be somewhat corse in texture.

Turn oven to broil. Place cod on lightly oiled baking sheet or broiling pan. Top with lemon slices, salt and pepper. Broil 4-5 minutes. Remove from oven, add a blob of pesto to each fillet of fish. Return to oven for an additional 2 minutes.

Serve immediately and enjoy. Easy peasy lemon squeezey.

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