Chef-Boy-I-Be-Illinois' Baked Cod Casserole

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
1 hr

Fall weather puts me in the mood for comfort food such as casseroles, but I don't want all the calories that usually come with them. So I paired cod with potatoes and used an Italian inspired tomato sauce to bring it all together. My partner and I really enjoyed this last night and I hope you will too. You can use any type fish you like, as long as it flakes easily when cooked. I think I'm going to try smoked salmon next time. For the potatoes, I like to use Yukon gold, but any low starch potato will work well.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Combine cod, tomatoes, wine, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper in medium sauce pan. Simmer until fish flakes easily, about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, slice potatoes and onion.
  4. Place half of the potatoes and onion in bottom of greased 10 inch square baking dish, lightly sprinkling with salt and pepper.
  5. Place flaked cod evenly over the top, and lightly salt and pepper.
  6. Pour one half of tomato sauce over this.
  7. Place remaining potatoes and onion on top, sprinkling lightly with salt and pepper, and then the remaining sauce.
  8. Cover with foil and bake approximately 45 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  9. Combine breadcrumbs and cheese and sprinkle over top of casserole and bake uncovered 15 minutes more. Can broil for a couple minutes to brown the top if desired.
  10. Let stand five minutes before serving.
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Wow this was loved. The story behind this recipe LOL. When I first saw it I was thrilled cuz I am Portuguese and we love our Cod fish. Then when it came time to print the recipe, as I read futher I saw bread crumbs and cheese 0:) Ok so that is when I decided that I would still make it without the breadcrumbs and cheese. I left my daughter to peel and chop potatoes for the recipe as I had to go do some shopping. I came back and she had the potaoes chopped into chunks LOL, her reason.....this is how I always see you make potatoes Mom! Long enough review heh? Ok so I went on with the recipe. All Good! Loved the tomatoe and onions with the wine flavor. If you get a chance to make this w/out the crumbs and cheese, please do so cuz you will like it. At the table I added a few drops of Tabasco sauce. Excellent. Made for Fall PAC 09 I also have a photo, I will post it, but it is not of the nicest, sorry.