Cod and bacon pie

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 1:10 h
  • Ready In : 1:30 h
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Going to have friends at home and want to prepare a different dinner? Prepare this delicious cod and bacon pie! You will surprise your friends with this quite tasty and pleasant recipe!

Cod and bacon pie | Food From Portugal
Cod and bacon pie | Food From Portugal

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  • 600 grams (1 1/3 pounds) desalted cod
  • 50 grams (1 3/4 ounces) raw bacon
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • 1 medium onion
  • Grated cheese (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3

    1. Grease a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with some butter, line with the pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.

    Step 4

    1. Place the cod in a saucepan with water and boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook for about 6 to 7 minutes. When the cod is cooked, drain it with a skimmet. Remove the skin and bones and flake it with a fork.

    Step 5

    1. Place the olive oil, the chopped onion and the bacon cut in small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat for about 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the flaked cod and season with a little pepper. Stir and cook 6 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour the béchamel and sprinkle with chopped coriander. Mix well and cook for more 2 to 3 minutes until starts bubbling.

    Step 6

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

    Step 7

    1. Pour the cod and bacon mixture over the pie and sprinkle with grated cheese.
      Cod and bacon pie | Food From Portugal
      Bake until golden, about 30 minutes.

    Step 8

    1. Turn off the oven and serve.

Cod and bacon pie

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 741

Total Fat: 47 g(60%)

Saturated Fat: 12.5 g(63%)

Cholesterol: 113 mg(41%)

Sodium: 796 mg(35%)

Total Carbohydrate: 30.5 g(10%)

Protein: 48 g

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Cod and bacon pie | Food From Portugal

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