Salt Cod au Gratin

Traditional Newfoundland Cod au Gratin Recipe

1 lb. boneless salt cod
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups milk
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 hard boiled eggs, (sliced)

Method: Soak cod in cold water overnight. Drain, cover with fresh water and bring to a boil. Drain. Shred and check for bones. Cover cod with fresh water and allow to come just to the boiling point. Drain. Make a cream sauce with the butter, flour, salt, and milk. Pour over the shredded cod, combine and keep hot. Make slices of toast and place on warmed plates. Pour fish and sauce over the slices and garnish with the sliced eggs.