Country-Style Potato and Tomato Stew with Poached Cod

Total Time:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
1 hr

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

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NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 small sweet onions, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups canned whole tomatoes
  • 1 cup fat free, sodium free chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • Dash hot pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse grained salt
  • 1 pound cod
  • Vegetable Beef Stew Morph:
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound beef stew meat
  • Leftover potatoes and tomatoes
  • 1 to 2 cups chicken broth (depending on the desired thickness of stew)
  • 1/4 pound green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 2 ears of corn, kernels cut off cob
Directions

Heat oil in a 3-quart non-reactive saucepan over medium high heat, add the onions and cook until browned and softened, about 8 to 10 minutes. Add the garlic, tomatoes, chicken broth, potatoes, pepper flakes, and salt, stir until combined. Cover and reduce heat to medium and cook 45 minutes or until potatoes are almost mushy but have not lost their shape.

Pour half the potatoes and tomatoes in a refrigerator dish for tomorrow night's quick vegetable beef stew. Lay cod over stew, cover and steam until tender and fish begins to flake, 5 to 7 minutes. Serve immediately.

Vegetable Beef Stew Morph:

In a large soup pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat, add stew meat, and cook until browned on all sides, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add leftover potatoes and tomatoes, chicken stock, green beans and corn. Cook until vegetables are done, about 6 to 8 minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve immediately.

Cook's Note: Use any veggies you can get your hands on, frozen corn, green beans and peas are fine. Anything you have hanging around, if they're already cooked, the cooking time is cut back.

Yield: 2 servings

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