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Harriet’s Gefilte Fish Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Drew Tschetter

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 lbs white fish, ground (including bones & skin, separate)
Matzo meal
3-4 eggs, beaten
Celery
Carrots
Onion
Parsnips
Salt
Pepper
1 cup cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Place celery, carrots, onion, parsnips, fish skin and bones in the bottom of a pot.
Add salt and pepper, cover with water and boil.
Finely chop 4 stalks of celery and 2 onions.
Add ground fish, 2 grated carrots, 1 tbsp. salt, ½ tsp. pepper.
Add handful of matzo meal.
Gradually add water and continue chopping. Then add eggs.
While bone and vegetable broth is boiling, form balls of fish, and add them to the pot.
Cook (simmer)? for 2 ¾ hours, tasting after 1 hour, seasoning as necessary. Leaving covered for the first 1-2 hours.
Remove fish carefully, and strain broth.

 

 

 

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