1 - 1/2 pounds soaked baccalà
1 lemon cut into thin slices, plus juice of one lemon
1 bay leaf
1 clove garlic, minced
2 anchovy fillets, cut into small pieces
1/4 cup minced parsley
1 tablespoon minced mint
1 tablespoon capers in salt, rinsed and minced
4 tablespoons Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup pitted black olives, chopped
1/2 cup diced cherry tomatoes
2 medium red skin or Yukon Gold potatoes
1/2 pound string beans, cut into thirds on the bias
Salt and pepper to taste
Salad greens or radicchio
Golden raisins or currants (Optional)
Cut the baccalà into pieces about 2 inches wide. Put them in a pot with two inches cold water, the lemon, and the bay leaf. Bring to a boil and simmer the fish for 20 minutes, then drain the pieces and set aside. Save a few tablespoons of the broth.
Puree the garlic, anchovies, capers,parsley, and mint in a bowl. Stir in the lemon juice, the olive oil, 2 tablespoons fish broth, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well. Set aside.
Boil, steam or microwave the potatoes separately; when cool, peel and dice them.
Cook the green beans in lightly salted water until crisp tender.
Combine the potatoes, baccalà, string beans and tomatoes in a salad bowl, add the olives and the sauce, mix gently, andserve on a bed of greens or radicchio. If desired, sprinkle raisins or currants over the top.
This recipe is featured on show 1904 - Fish inSalt.
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