Friday, January 9, 2009

Smelts in Oil

12 smelts
1 large onion
3 sprigs parsley
olive oil

  1. Preheat oven 325 degrees.
  2. Remove backbones from smelts, leaving on heads and tails.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Chop, to a pulp, a large onion with 3 sprigs parsley.
  5. In a saucepan melt 2 or 3 tablespoons butter and cook the onion parsley pulp in it.
  6. Season with S & P and add some breadcrumbs.
  7. Remove from stove and stuff smelts with this mixture.
  8. Place smelts in backing dish, on their backs, side by side.
  9. Pour olive oil over all until dish is half full.
  10. Bake for 20 minute.

1 comment:

p said...

this was soooo simple, soooo easy, so classic and soooo perfect! thanks for posting it m~!