Dried Salted Cod – Baccalà
Baccalà is Italian for salted cod. Most baccalà dishes require that the fish be soaked in water over night and changing water numerous times to remove excess saltiness.
2 lbs. Soaked Baccalà for 24 hours, changing water frequently
2 stalks of celery thinly sliced
¼ cup Pitted Green Olives cut into halves
3 Tbl. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp. Black Pepper
2 tsp. Garlic (chopped)
1/2 cup Fresh Parsley (chopped)
Boil Baccala for 10 -15 minutes, until it is soft and flakes when pulled apart.
Drain boiled Baccala in a colander.
For the dressing: In a large bowl, add celery, olives, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, parsley and pepper.
Gently break Baccala apart by hand and add to the dressing mixture.
Mix all ingredients.
Chill for 1 hour and serve.