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Brittany Cod Soup

No recipe image available.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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut cod into chunks, set aside.
  2. In a large kettle on medium heat, heat butter and sauté chopped onions and crushed garlic until tender.
  3. To the onion mixture add peeled and diced potatoes, water, bay leaves, thyme, marjoram, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. 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.