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one pan pesto cod

One Pan Pesto Cod With Parmesan Green Beans

One pan and a half hour is all you need to create this seafood masterpiece. Tender and tasty, cod is perfectly complemented by the flavors in pesto. It’s a simple meal with a big impact that’s also a healthy option.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked cod, pesto cod, sheet pan cod
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Safeway


  • 1 lemon cut into 1/8-inch thick slices
  • 1 lb cod filets
  • 12 ounce fresh whole green beans
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 Tbsp grated parmesan
  • 3 Tbsp pesto


  • Preheat oven to 450°. On one side of a rimmed baking sheet,  place  lemon slices down and top with cod. Add green beans to the other side of pan and drizzle with olive oil. Season fish and beans with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle parmesan and lemon zest over beans and toss to coat, then spread evenly on pan. Top cod with pesto and any left-over lemon zest. Cook in oven for 10-12 minutes, until cod easily flakes. Serve.