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Bacalao Guisado


  • 2-3 lb cod fish, fresh or salted, FLAKED
  • 4 large spanish onions, sliced
  • 6 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 4-oz can tomato sauce
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sofrito
  • 1 packet Sazon


Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in in a large skillet.Add sliced onions and green peppers.Cook until onions are tender. Add tomatoes and remainder off olive oil. Cook for 5 minutes.Mix in remaining ingredients. Bring to a simmer, cover, and let simmer for 10-15 minutes.

**NOTE: If using salted cod fish, you MUST either soak the fish overnight in cold water OR boil the fish to remove the excess salt BEFORE cooking.

Recipe sent by: Cassandra Arroyo from Massachusetts

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