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basque fish soup

Recipe by
Chuck Cassaro
Rockford, IL

You can really use any type of fish you would like and if you wish to have a bit more "fish" flavor you can add a bit of fish sauce to taste. This specific recipe does not reheat well so plan on finishing your batch in one setting. Enjoy!!!

yield 4 -6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For basque fish soup

  • 1 lg
    onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 c
    celery (chopped)
  • 1 lg
    garlic clove (crushed)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 can
    stewed tomatoes (16 oz cans)
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 1/2 c
    parsley (minced)
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 lb
    cod filets

How To Make basque fish soup

  • 1
    In a large sauce pan, saute the onion and celery in butter until soft.
  • 2
    Stir in the tomatoes, wine and spices.
  • 3
    Cover and simmer for 30 min to blend the flavors.
  • 4
    While the mixture is simmering, cut the fish into 1" chunks.
  • 5
    Once the mixture has simmered for 30 min you can add the fish chunks to the mixture and simmer for an additional 10 min or until the fish is white and opaque.

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