Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Recipes from around the World # 1


This is a favorite with my family. Hope you enjoy it.


CODDLE
Nationality: Irish
Preparation time: 40 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
Serves: 4 (large portions)
8 sausages (pork or beef)
4 strips of bacon
2 large onions, chopped
2 large leeks, sliced
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
6 large potatoes, peeled and sliced
¼ teaspoon of sage
¼ of thyme
Black pepper
Salt
¾ cup of chicken broth (can use apple cinder)
*Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
*Place sausages in a pan, cover with cold water, and bring to a boil. Reduce
heat and let cook uncovered for 7 minutes. Drain off water and set the sausages aside.
*Slice the bacon strips into 1 inch pieces. Place in a skillet and cut for 1 minute.
*Add the onions, leeks, garlic, sage and thyme to the bacon. Saute until the vegetables are transparent. Remove bacon and vegetables from the skillet.
*Place the sausages in the skillet and fry them in the remaining bacon drippings.
*Place the potato slices in a cassarole dish. Top with the bacon/onion mixture. *Sprinkle with black pepper, salt, and add the chicken broth.
*Lay the sausages on top.
*Cover the dish with foil and place in the oven.
*Bake for 1 hour.

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This is great served with Irish Soda Bread. I will share that recipe with you next time.
Blessings from Costa Rica

3 comments:

Once Upon a Dream... said...

Good choice of recipe. I've only had this one once mom when we came to visit in CR. it was really good

Happy Momma said...

Thank you so much for sharing this with us! I am going to try this next week...I will come back and let you know how it went.

My Sailor Is Out At Sea... said...

Mama... I want some Coddle. Its so yummy. I love my Mama!! Your like one of the best Mama cooks in the whole wide world! Love ya!!