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Codfish A La Benedictine

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This codfish a la benedictine is a fresh codfish recipe made along with sweet potatoes and cream. A cooked and baked recipe, this codfish a la benedictine is a filling and hearty recipe for codfish prepared with a hint of lemon.
  Fresh codfish 1 Pound
  Sweet potatoes 4 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Butter/Other fat 1 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Lemon juice 1
  Cream/Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

1.Start by preheating the oven to 350F degrees
2.Also pare the sweet potatoes
3.Also skin the fish and remove the bones
4.In a boiler, boil the codfish, drain it and keep it warm.
5.Cook the sweet potatoes in salted water or steam them and let them dry
6.Then mash and add salt and pepper, two tablespoons of butter or other fat, the juice of half a lemon, and one cup of cream or milk.
7.Pound the fish rather fine; add a tablespoon of butter or other fat and the juice of half a lemon.
8.Mix the hot mashed potatoes with this.
9.Add more milk or cream, enough to make a rough dough.
10.Grease a baking-dish, and put the dough into it.
11.Cover the top with bread crumbs and melted butter.
12.Put small dots of butter here and there on the top
13.Last, bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
14.Serve with vegetables, salads, chips or garlic bread

Recipe Summary

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 961 Calories from Fat 117

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g41.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.8 mg40.6%

Sodium 776.2 mg32.3%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g52.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.6%

Sugars 54.7 g

Protein 50 g100.5%

Vitamin A 860.9% Vitamin C 38%

Calcium 39.3% Iron 17.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Codfish A La Benedictine Recipe