Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Another Greek Recipe- Psari Vrasto Me Patates (Boiled Fish with Potatoes)

Fish is very good for you, especially if you can get it fresh. Here is another Greek recipe and this one is from the book THE GREEK COOK BOOK BY SOPHIA SKOURA Translated and adapted from the Greek by Helen Georges. copyright 1974. (NOT SELLING IT, I AM KEEPING MY BOOK). But you can find one by clicking the title link above and search the books title.


3 lbs fatty fish (1 large or 2-3 small)

1 1/2 lbs small, round potatoes

2-3 onions, thickly sliced

2-3 carrots, sliced

3 stalks celery, chopped

1 cup oil

water as needed

salt & pepper to taste

1-2 lemons, juice only

Clean and peel potatoes; leave them whole. Put the potatoes, onions, carrots, and celery in a wide pot; add the oil and 1 cup water. Simmer over medium heat 30-45 minutes.

Clean the fish. Cut it into 6 portions, season with salt & pepper. When the vegtables are almost tender, add the fish to the pot, laying it on the potatoes. Add the lemon juice. Cover the pot and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until most of the liquid is absorbed but the oil remains. Serves 6.


Anonymous said...

Hi Granny, How are you? This is SunSeven from HubPages. You got a nice blog here.


Thank you so much SunSeven. I hope you find a recipe that warms your hearth and home as well as your belly. Please stop in again.