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A Weekday Menu Recipe

Cod with Bean Stew    HT  MC    30mins

Serves 4       Hot  Fish  Pulses  herbs  Main Course Gluten Wheat free  Eggless



2 tbsp Olive Oil

2 Garlic Cloves, very finely chopped

2 tbsp Fresh Sage, chopped

1 Red Chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

1 x 400g/14oz tin Cannellini Beans, drained

150ml/5fl.oz. Fresh Fish Stock

50g/2oz Butter

2 Onions, halved and thinly sliced


4 Cod Steaks




1. Heat half the oil in a medium saucepan then add the garlic and sauté gently  until golden.


2. Add the sage and chilli, cook for 1 minute then add the beans, stock salt and pepper and bring to the boil, stirring.


3. Reduce the heat, partially cover the pan and simmer for 30 minutes.


4. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small pan. Stir in the onions, add 2 tbsp water, cover tightly and simmer gently for 20-25 minutes until very soft, stirring occasionally.


5. 15 minutes before the onions are cooked, preheat the grill to medium hot. Brush the cod steaks with oil, season with salt and pepper and grill for 3-5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.


6. To serve - place the bean stew on a serving plate(s),  top with the onion mixture then place the fish on top. Serve immediately.




Serving Suggestions :


Steamed Spring Greens, Grilled Tomatoes


Citrus Brulée



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