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Portuguese Salt Cod

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  Dried salt cod 2 Pound (900 Grams)
  Potatoes 2 Pound, peeled and sliced (900 Grams)
  Olive oil 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Onions 4 Medium, sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Tomatoes 4 , peeled and sliced
  Black olives 12 , pitted
  Hard-cooked eggs 4 , sliced
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon

Soak the cod overnight.
Rinse well, drain and put the cod into a saucepan with just enough fresh cold water to cover.
Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
Add the potatoes and simmer for 20 minutes or until they are tender and the fish is cooked.
Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
Lift out the fish, remove the skin and bones and cut the flesh into 2-inch (5-cm) pieces.
Drain the potatoes.
Heat 4 tablespoons of the olive oil in a frying pan.
Add the onions and garlic and fry gently until soft.
Arrange the potatoes, onions and garlic, tomatoes, cod and olives in layers in a deep casserole.
Pour the remaining oil over the top.
Cover the casserole and put it in the oven for 20 minutes or until it is heated through.
Remove the casserole from the oven.
Arrange the hard-cooked eggs on top.
Sprinkle the parsley over the eggs and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 621 Calories from Fat 259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.2%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 242.1 mg80.7%

Sodium 8992.6 mg374.7%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.1%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 48 g96.1%

Vitamin A 22.4% Vitamin C 90.4%

Calcium 24.6% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Portuguese Salt Cod Recipe