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Pastel De Pescado (Fish Pie)

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White fish fillets 4
  Seasoned mashed potatoes 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Heat oil in saucepan, add almonds and let color on all sides.
Lift out with slotted spoon, leaving Oil.
In same pan gently saute onions and garlic until transparent but not brown.
Add tomatoes and bay leaf, and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Heat oven to 400°F.
Butter casserole, and lay fish fillets over the bottom.
Place in oven, and bake 5 minutes, or until fish loses raw look.
Add 1 1/2 cups hot tomato mixture, then almonds, and cover with mashed potatoes.
Bake 20—25 minutes; if necessary brown topping briefly under broiler.
Simmer remaining hot tomato mixture to reduce slightly, and serve over casserole.
Note: Any tender white-meat fish, either fresh or frozen (partially thawed), may be used.
Additional browned almonds may be scattered over potato topping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
5

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