Cod Pesto Parcels

Cod Pesto Parcels

Whip up our easy cod pesto parcels in just 20 minutes. Zesty and full of flavour, your family will love sitting round the dinner table to this delicious dish when the sun is shining.


  1. 1

    Cut out 4 squares of foil. Drizzle a little oil on the foil and sit a cod fillet on top of each. Spread the pesto on top of the fillets.

  2. 2

    Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and scatter them around the fish, then give each portion a good squeeze of lemon.

  3. 3

    Fold the foil into parcels, then bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for 15 minutes, until the fish is cooked and flakes easily with a fork.

  4. 4

    Serve drizzled with the juices from the foil. If desired, garnish with salad leaves such as rocket.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 fresh cod fillets, approx 130g, skinned
  • 4 tbsp pesto
  • 1 large handful cherry tomatoes
  • 1 lemon

Serves 4

Total time required 20 mins

  • Preparation time: 5 mins
  • Cooking time: 15 mins