Dinner: Fish Pie

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Fish is an extremely healthy food to eat, especially if you pick the oily type which is high in Omega 3 fatty acids and Vitamin D.

https://authoritynutrition.com/11-health-benefits-of-fish/

Fish pie is so very comforting on a cold winters day. This is really delicious and moreish.

Ingredients:

  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic fined minced
  • 1 small carrot finely chopped
  • 2 sticks of celery  finely chopped
  • 100g of olives
  • 100g of cherry tomatoes
  • 450g of mixed fresh fish (a mix of smoked and non smoked is ideal)
  • 200ml of stock or water
  • 50ml of double cream or full fat milk
  • a handful of thyme
  • A bay leaf
  • 500g (approx) of cauli mash
  • 150 of cheddar cheese sliced thinly

Method:

  • Gently sautee the onion, carrots, celery and garlic in some fat (any good fat of your choice, not vegetable oil) in a heavy based pot
  • Add the hot stock, olives, bay leaf and thyme and bring the pot to simmering for about 15 minutes until the vegetables are soft
  • Add the fish and cook for another 5 minutes
  • Now add the cream or milk, cherry tomatoes and season. Beware of boiling as the milk may curdle
  • Transfer to a heat proof dish, top with the cauli mash and then top again with the sliced cheddar cheese
  • Place under a hot grill for about 15-20 minutes until the cheese is bubbling
  • Serve with non starchy veggies
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