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fish soup

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Great flavor. I love fennel and it goes well with fish. Just the right amount of heat.

yield 6 to 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fish soup

  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
    fennel bulb trimmed and thinly sliced discard the core and stalks reserving some fronds for garnish
  • 2 md
    shallots chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/2 c
    tomato paste
  • 28 oz
    crushed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 c
    dry red wine
  • 4 c
    fish or vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 lb
    fresh firm fish fillets such as cod, halibut, or salmon cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • salt to taste

How To Make fish soup

  • 1
    Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the fennel, shallots, and garlic. Saute for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    stir in tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, wine, stock, and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat to low and simmer 30 minutes. Add the fish and simmer another 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and red pepper flakes. Garnish with fennel fonds.

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