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Cod Fish with Vegetables Recipe - Bacalao con Samfaina

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Cod Fish with Samfaina - Bacalao con Samfaina

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Lisa Sierra
Cod with Samfaina, a vegetable sauce similar to ratatouille is from Cataluña, a region in eastern Spain. Salty cod compliments the flavors and freshness of the vegetables.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. dried salt cod (boneless and skinless)
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, 1 green and 1 red
  • 2 small eggplants, diced
  • 2 zucchini, diced
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

This cod fish with vegetables recipe makes 4 servings.

Place boneless, skinless salt cod in cold water and soak at least 24 hours. Change the water 2-3 times.

Dice the onions, garlic and bell peppers and put into a bowl. Dice the eggplants, zucchini and tomatoes.

Remove the fish from water. Pat dry with a paper towel and cut into pieces. Pour 1/4 cup oil into heavy-bottomed frying pan and heat. Cover fish in flour, then fry fish in pan. Brown on both sides. Remove from frying pan and set aside.

Place the onions, garlic and bell peppers into the frying pan and sauté in the oil. Add eggplant and zucchini and mix. Sauté a little more. Add a cup of water. Cook for approximately 5-10 minutes.

Add the fish back into the frying pan and stir. Cook about 10 minutes. Serve with bread or rice.

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