A rich sauce that delights. . .
–cod (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–cashew nuts (one-quarter cup)
–tomatoes (1 can, drained)
–fresh basil (4 or 6 medium leaves, broken up)
–fresh minced garlic (1 tablespoon)
–extra virgin olive oil (3 or 4 drops)
–salt and pepper
1 – Prepare the sauce first: Place cashew nuts, tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and extra virgin olive oil in a food processor. Pulse until smooth. Then season with salt and pepper to taste.
2 – Place the cod in a covered baking dish. Pour the sauce on top.
3 – Microwave on high for 7 minutes. Cod is ready when it begins to break apart.
4 – Serve the cod hot, atop pasta if desired.
–cod and sauce inspired by C. Mabry, chef.