This recipe came to me by way of a happy accident. When purchasing a pound of tuna steaks I was given swordfish by mistake. I improvised using some goodies I found in the refrigerator, including some fabulous garlic scapes from the greenmaket and came up with grilled swordfish with garlic scape pesto! —steffsays
swordfish steak, cut into 4 fillet-sized pieces
garlic scapes, roughly chopped
grated Parmesan cheese
juice of 1/2 a lemon
salt and pepper to taste
In This Recipe
Place garlic scapes, basil, olive oil, Parmesan and 1/2 of the lemon juice in a food processor.
Process the mixture until it is smooth. More olive oil can be added to achieve the desired texture.
Heat up a standard grill, grill pan, or counter top electric grill and coat it with cooking spray or oil.
Season the swordfish with the remaining lemon juice and a sprinkling of salt and pepper.
Grill the fish until thoroughly cooked. This should take about 5 minutes if the fillet is 1/2 inch thick.
Top the swordfish with pesto.
Serve with side dishes of your choice or add lettuce and tomato to make a sandwich or wrap (my preference).