Brittany Cod Soup
Brittany cod soup is a French regional recipe. Brittany is located on the western coast of France where there is an abundance of fresh seafood.
3 pounds cod
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
6 potatoes, peeled and diced
10 cups water
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
4 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Cut cod into chunks, set aside.
- In a large kettle on medium heat, heat butter and sauté chopped onions and crushed garlic until tender.
- To the onion mixture add peeled and diced potatoes, water, bay leaves, thyme, marjoram, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
- Reduce the heat to medium and add the cod. Cook, covered, for about 25 minutes, or until the cod and potatoes are tender. Remove and discard the bay leaves.
Makes 8 servings.