Abuela Mercedes’s Spanish Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Salt Cod

Pimientos del pico rellenos de bacalao

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Appears in
Grand Dishes: Time-perfected recipes and stories from grandmothers of the world

By Iska Lupton and Anastasia Miari

Published 2021

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  • 300 g (10 oz) salt cod, flaked by hand into small pieces
  • 3 tbsp olive oil


  1. To prepare for this dish you need to desalt the cod 24 hours in advance. Do this by soaking the flaked salt cod in a large bowl of cold water, changing the water every 6 hours if possible.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp of the olive oil in a sauté pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes, then add the garlic and cook until everything is transparent, not golden - about 5 minutes more.