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1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
1/2 cup (125 mL) flour
2 cups (500 mL) milk
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
1 cup (250 mL) shredded old cheddar cheese
1/2 cup (125 mL) dry bread crumbs
1 lb (500 g) cod filets, cut in 1 1/2 inch pieces


Makes 2-4 servings.

In a medium saucepan, melt butter and mix in flour; whisk until a paste forms. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Whisk in 1 cup (250 mL) milk, stirring constantly until smooth, approximately 2 to 3 minutes. Add remainder of milk, plus salt and pepper; whisk until it starts to thicken.
Set aside.

In a small bowl mix shredded cheese with bread crumbs. Set aside.

Place cod pieces in a baking dish. Cover with sauce and top with cheese and breadcrumb mixture. Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden on top.

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