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Ida's Christmas Eve Cod Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ida Pazzelli Lee
Added: Sunday, October 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb frozen cod
tomato paste
raisins-about 1/4-1/2 cup
celery, onions, garlic, pepper,
Italian seasoning

Directions:
Directions:
In Dutch oven brown in olive oil, the celery, onions, garlic, black pepper until onions are transparent. Add block of cod and cover with enough water to cover the block, about a cup or a little more. Add 1-2 T tomato paste. Cover and simmer about 45 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom always made this on Christmas Eve for us, the raisins give it a nice sweet flavor. In the old days they used salted cod or baccala.

Note: If you want to use salt cod, soak it in a water bath for at least 12 hours, changing the water every 3-4 hours until flesh is soft to the touch, then rinse well before using.

 

 

 

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