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A whole head of garlic, minced, gives this simple Greek fisherman's stew gutsy flavor, but don't worry--it mellows out considerably while cooking. The recipe calls for Pacific cod, but any sturdy white fish, such as halibut or haddock, will do.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 1990

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total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a 4 1/2-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Cook until the onion is tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

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  • Add potatoes and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove the potatoes with a slotted spoon to a bowl. Place fish in the sauce. (The fish should be at least halfway covered with liquid; if necessary, add more water.) Return the potatoes to the pot, cover and simmer until the fish is opaque and the potatoes are tender, 25 to 30 minutes more. Squeeze lemon juice over the stew just before serving.

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Tip: Overfishing and trawling have drastically reduced the number of cod in the U.S. and Canadian Atlantic Ocean and destroyed its sea floor. For sustainably fished cod, choose U.S. Pacific cod or Atlantic cod from Iceland and the northeast Arctic. For more information, visit Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch at seafoodwatch.org.

Nutrition Facts

203 calories; protein 17.6g; carbohydrates 26.4g; dietary fiber 3.9g; sugars 2.7g; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 0.5g; cholesterol 44.6mg; vitamin a iu 21IU; vitamin c 18.9mg; folate 37.4mcg; calcium 40mg; iron 1.1mg; magnesium 53.6mg; potassium 862.7mg; sodium 512.3mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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