Country-Style Potato and Tomato Stew With Poached Cod

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by MrsDoty

Based upon a recipe from Kathleen Daelemans. I've made changes since the original post based upon my own experience and that of JoJoStar who posted the first review.

Top Review by JoJoStar

This recipe was a good start to something better I think. As is this recipe has a lot of flavor but I have to say that something is missing. It needs other veggies and I would definantly cook this at low heat once everything is added after the onions. Maybe adding some spinach or broccoli rabe or escarole would complete this meal. Definantly serve with some crusty bread because the "sauce" is great. MrsDoty, I finally got to making this recipe since you revised much better, exactly what I was looking for.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a 5-quart non-reactive saucepan over medium high heat, add the onions, carrots, celery, mushrooms and fennel and cook until and softened, about 8-10 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, tomatoes, chicken broth, potatoes, pepper flakes, and salt, stir until combined.
  3. Cover and reduce heat to low and cook 45 minutes or until potatoes are almost mushy but have not lost their shape.
  4. Add spinach and steam until wilted about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Lay cod over veggie mixture; cover and steam until tender and fish begins to flake, 5 to 7 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.

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