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Rustic Winter Cod Soup with Vegetables

I picked this recipe up on holiday in Main and was inspired to make my version of it. I hope you enjoy making it for family and friends – it’s superb for Sunday lunch.

Sliced yellow pepper, red onion, carrots and parsley

Cod used to be considered a cheap option, but it has been overfished and is now relatively scarce and a lot more expensive. It is a succulent fish with white flaky flesh and lends itself to most cooking methods.

Rustic Winter Cod Soup with Vegetables

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Serves: 2-3
Cooking Time: 20 min


  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 medium red or white onion, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 1 yellow pepper, julienned
  • 1 1/2 lb. fresh cod, 
  • 1 cup clam juice
  • 3 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • chopped scallions and parsley to serve



In a large deep saucepan, heat the olive oil and pan-fry the garlic and onion for one minute over a medium heat. Add carrots and yellow pepper and cook a little more for about 5 minutes. Cut fresh cut into large chunks. Add cod and parsley to the pan with vegetables. Pour in clam juice and lemon juice. Add seasonings. Return to the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, until the cot is tender. Serve in warm bowls with chopped parsley and scallions.

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  • Reply
    La Table De Nana
    January 20, 2013 at 2:39 am

    How appetizing..this looks wonderful.
    The props are perfect:-) Keep collecting:-)

  • Reply
    January 20, 2013 at 3:08 am

    Thank you La Table De Nana, it was very simple to cook and very tasty to eat-))

  • Reply
    January 20, 2013 at 4:34 am

    How funny is that: today I made cod soup too! 🙂 Great mind think alike… Glad to see you back.

  • Reply
    January 20, 2013 at 4:38 am

    That's so funny Marina-) I am sure your sour was very good too.

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