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Baked Fish Fillets

2 tablespoons vegetable shortening or butter
1/2 cup finely-chopped onion
1/2 cup finely-chopped green bell pepper
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
1 pint home-canned or 1 (15-oz) can tomatoes
1 pound cod fillets

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Generously grease a shallow 1-quart baking dish.

Melt shortening in heavy medium skillet over medium heat. Add onion and pepper; sauté until golden. Stir in flour, brown sugar, marjoram, salt, thyme, and pepper until smooth. Very gradually stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until sauce has thickened.

Arrange fish in baking dish; top with sauce. Place on rimmed baking sheet and bake 12 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily.

This recipe yields 4 servings.