Cod with tagliatelle

  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Want to prepare cod differently? Try this cod recipe with tagliatelle drizzled with a delicious sauce of béchamel and whipping cream! It’s an easy meal to prepare and very tasty.

Cod with tagliatelle | Food From Portugal

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  • 750 grams (1 2/3 pounds) desalted cod
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) tagliatelle
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Thyme (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Dried coriander leaves (to taste)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 100 ml (1/4 pint (118 ml)) whipping cream
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch flour
  • 1 teaspoon 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. Put the cod steaks 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 skimmer. Remove the skin and bones and flake it with a fork.

    Step 4

    1. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt. When the pasta is cooked, drain it and set aside.

    Step 5

    1. Put the olive oil and the chopped onion in a frying pan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the cod, season with thyme, paprika and pepper and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 6

    1. In a bowl, combine the béchamel, the whipping cream and the egg yolk.

    Step 7

    1. Add the tagliatelle and the béchamel mixture to the frying pan and mix well. Cook for more 2 to 3 minutes and turn off the heat. Sprinkle with dried coriander leaves and serve.

    Cod with tagliatelle

    Nutrition facts per serving (3 servings)

    Calories: 775

    Total Fat: 35.5 g(45%)

    Saturated Fat: 11 g(55%)

    Cholesterol: 296 mg(108%)

    Sodium: 403 mg(18%)

    Total Carbohydrate: 45 g(15%)

    Protein: 68 g

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