fish-pieA quick easy fish pie is packed full of protein and flavour.

For a light and fluffy mashed potato topping choose a floury-textured potato such as agria, ilam hardy, red rascal or desiree.

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Potato Topping

Ingredients

1 Serve

2 Serves

Potato, scrubbed , peeled and cubed

1 large

2 medium

Milk

1-2 T

2 –4 T

Margarine or butter

1 t

2 t

 

Method

  1. Boil potato for approximately 20 minutes or until soft.
  2. Mash potato and add milk and margarine.

 

Fish Filling

Ingredients

1 Serve

2 Serves

Cheese Sauce Mix

½ packet

1 packet

Milk

¼ cup

½ cup

Water

¼ cup

½ cup

Canned fish – drained and flaked

Or

 Fish fillet – cooked and flaked

1 x 95g can

or

1 fish fillet

1 x 185g can

or

2 fish fillets

Frozen peas

¼ cup

½ cup

Hard boiled egg

1

2

Tasty cheese, grated

2 T

¼ cup

 

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180º C.
  2. Combine cheese sauce mix with cold water and milk in a saucepan. Mix well.
  3. Bring to the boil, stirring; then simmer 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove the sauce from the heat and stir in fish, hard boiled egg and frozen peas. Pour into a small ovenproof dish.
  5. Top with mashed potato. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.

 

Serving Suggestion: serve with baked pumpkin or steamed  carrots and a green vegetable.

 

Recipe from Cooking for Older People – Easy Recipes for One or Two,
Canterbury District Health Board.


Abbreviations Used in Recipes

utensilst = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

ml = millilitre

g = gram

º C = degrees Celsius

cm = centimetre