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New England Codfish Pie

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  Codfish 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Diced cooked potatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Approximately)

Soak codfish in water 2 hours, changing water 3 times.
Cover with fresh water and simmer until it is tender and can be shredded (about 10 minutes).
Cook salt pork in frying pan until crisp.
Remove salt pork and all but 3 tablespoons of fat.
Cook onion until tender but not browned.
Blend in flour and pepper and let bubble.
Gradually stir in milk and cook and stir until mixture boils and is thickened.
Add codfish, salt pork and potatoes.
Pour mixture into buttered 1 1/2 -quart baking dish.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
Cut in shortening with pastry blender or two knives until texture of corn-meal.
Stir in milk until flour is moistened.
Pat out 1/2 inch thick on lightly floured board and with a biscuit cutter cut into biscuits.
Put biscuits on top of fish mixture in casserole.
Bake in a 450° F.oven 15 minutes or until hot and biscuits browned.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2462 Calories from Fat 1306

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g223.9%

Saturated Fat 53.4 g267%

Trans Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 259.1 mg86.4%

Sodium 3584.2 mg149.3%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.6%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.1%

Sugars 37.5 g

Protein 90 g179.4%

Vitamin A 14.9% Vitamin C 27.4%

Calcium 143.7% Iron 111.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

New England Codfish Pie Recipe