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John Scardina
From Pleasant Prairie, US
Member Since Jan, 2014
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Recipe for Zuppa di Pesce Italian fish soup

2 cloves garlic, chopped

pinch of red pepper flakes

1oz olive oil

2 lb squid, cleaned and cut into 1/2-inch rings (about 1 lb when cleaned)

1 cup dry white wine

2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped

2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley

pinch of salt

2 cups water

1 lb small hard-shell clams, soaked in cool water for 30 minutes and well scrubbed (I used a seafood frozen mix, fresh seafood is rare here).

1 1/2 lb assorted firm-fleshed fish filets such as, black cod and sea bass, cut into chunks


4 slices GF country bread, toasted and rubbed on one side with a garlic clove

Preparation Method

In a large saucepan over medium heat, sauté the garlic and pepper flakes in the olive oil until the garlic is golden, about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove the garlic and discard. Add the squid and cook and stir until opaque, about 2 minutes. Add the wine and simmer for 1 minute longer. Add the tomatoes, parsley, and salt and cook until the juices evaporate, about 10 minutes longer.

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John ScardinaJohn Scardina : Mar 29, 2014 – One of the quickest, tastiest versions I have come up with so far.

Zuppa di Pesce Italian fish soup
Prepration Time: 00 hrs 55 mins
Cook Time: 1 hrs 00 mins
Serves: 4 Persons
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