Roasted garlic and cashew pesto & Paleo Pesto baked cod!

I created this Paleo compliant pesto one evening on a whim as I was given some lovely Gluten free Gnocchi from Farabella . I wanted to create a dish using the Gnocchi as a side dish. I had some fresh cod pieces and thought they would be nice baked with a little crust so I rooted round my cupboards and fridge to see what I could create. This was result.
Serve this cod with some steamed veg or courgette noodles topped with pesto for a super healthy dinner option instead of Gnocchi.
This is a really high protein dish that’s low carb and full of healthy fats and omega 3!    Roasted Garlic and cashew pesto
·        Bulb of garlic (10 cloves approx)
·         Bunch of fresh basil
·         2 tablespoons olive oil
·         2 tablespoons cashew butter
·         Take the whole bulb and chop the top off so you can still stand it on a tray
          Drizzle a tsp of olive oil on it and bake in the oven for 15 mins at 175
·         When your garlic is roasted take it out let it cool then pop the cloves out of their           skin and into a blender
·         Add a healthy bunch of fresh basil leaved
·         Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil
·         Add 2 tablespoons of Cashew butter
·         A little salt and pepper to taste if you like
·         Blend and that is your pesto done  
Baked Pesto cod (4 pieces of cod approx 450 grams) serves 2 
·         Pre heat your oven to 175
·         Lay your cod into a baking tray
·         Top your cod with healthy layer of your pesto , approx 1 cm thick
·         Bake for 25 mins
Done and dusted ready to enjoy with your veggies of choice!

Calories : 459
Fat : 24 grams
Carbs: 9 grams
Protein : 51 grams    

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