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Italian Fish Soup

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Category: Italian, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Olive oil
  • 3 Leeks, cleaned and sliced,
  • -white part only
  • 2 Cloves of garlic diced fine
  • 1 Yellow onion, peeled and
  • -chopped
  • 1 c Chopped celery
  • 1 c Fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 6 c Fish stock, clam nectar or
  • -water
  • 1 c Italian tomato sauce
  • 1 c Dry white wine (maybe Soave)
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 lb White fish boneless fillet,
  • -cut into small pieces
  • (cod, seabass, monkfish)
  • 2 lb Combined, of any or all of
  • -{the following:
  • Clams, soaked in fresh water
  • -1 hour then drained
  • Crab,
  • Shrimp,
  • Mussels, scrubbed with the
  • -beards removed


Serves 8

(don't leave these out they are cheap, tasty and attractive) You can buy a
1/4 or 1/2 lb. of several items. Even if shrimp is $6 per lb. 1/4 lb. is
affordable and will add flavor and variety.

Chopped parsley for garnish

Saute the leeks, onions, celery, garlic and mushrooms until the onions are
clear. Add the stock, nectar or water, tomato sauce and white wine. Bring
to a heavy simmer and taste. Add the cayenne pepper and salt to taste.

Prepare the seafood and add to the pot, remembering to add first those
things which take longest to cook. The various shellfish go in with the
shells on.

Simmer until done. Serve in large bowls over spaghetti. By adding extra
fish such as a lobster per person this will become a meal instead of a

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