Lemon Basil Cod With Asparagus
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This dish brings together the fresh flavors of lemon, basil, and asparagus to create a delicious and nourishing meal. The flaky cod is perfectly cooked and pairs perfectly with the savory asparagus. And with just a few simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, this recipe is a breeze to whip up any night of the week.
½ bunch asparagus
1/8 tsp Himalayan pink sea salt
ground black pepper, to taste
½ lbs cod
½ tbsp basil
Preheat the oven to 400° F
Use a large sheet of parchment paper or aluminum foil; if using aluminum foil, always use the dull side of the foil for food contact
Place asparagus spears in center of sheet and sprinkle with salt and pepper
Arrange cod on top of asparagus
Pour lemon juice on top, arrange lemon slices on top of the cod, and sprinkle with fresh basil
Seal parchment or foil by tenting it over the cod and folding tightly on all sides
Bake for 10-20 minutes depending on thickness of fish; the fish will be flakey when done
Try this recipe substituting red onions for asparagus and top with marinated tomatoes.