Monday, January 4, 2010

Recipe for Week 1 : Day 1

Linguine with fish poppets    WW9

800gm skinless haddock fillets
2-3 slices bread, crumbed
1 large egg
2 cloves garlic, crushed
¼ cup chopped parsley
60gm strong cheese, grated

Sauce ingredients
400gm can chopped tomatoes
1 Tblsp tomato paste
½ cup wine
240gm (dry) linguine

Chop the haddock, and squeeze out any excess moisture.
Place the haddock, egg, garlic, parsley and cheese in a mixing bowl.
Mix well. Add half the breadcrumbs and mix again.
Keep mixing in breadcrumbs until the mixture is firm.
Take large teaspoonfuls of the fish mixture and compress into balls.
Roll the balls in a little flour.
Start the linguine cooking, according to the instructions on the pack.
Heat a large frying pan with a tablespoon of oil.
Fry the poppets in the oil until they are nicely browned all over.
Remove the poppets from the pan.
Drain off any excess oil from the pan.
Tip the chopped tomatoes and paste into the frying pan, and boil until
the sauce is reduced.
Stir the wine into the sauce.
Add the poppets back into the pan.
Heat through.
Serve with linguine and a fresh salad.

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