Mediterranean Fish Stew




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Mediterranean Fish Stew features cod, potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, celery, onions, garlic, anchovies, and fresh herbs. It is a flavorful and healthy dish.


Step 1: The Ingredients:

4 cloves garlic

1/2 teaspoon salt, divided

4 sprigs parsley

1 sprig thyme

1 bay leaf

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium carrot, chopped

1 stalk celery, chopped

1 large onion, chopped

1 can tomatoes, diced or crushed, 28 ounces

1 quart water

1 pound red potatoes, quartered

1 small zucchini, sliced into medallions

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 - 1 1/2 pounds cod, cut into chunks

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Step 2: Instructions:

Grate garlic with a microplane, or finely chop. In a small, flat dish mash garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt into a paste with a fork or the back of a spoon, mash anchovies into garlic paste; set aside.

Tie parsley, thyme and bay leaf together with kitchen string; set aside.

In a large heavy soup pot or Dutch oven heat olive oil over medium heat, add carrot, celery, onion and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring often, until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and anchovy mixture and cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are hot, about 5 minutes.

Add water, potatoes, zucchini, herbs and pepper; cook until potatoes and zucchini are tender, 25-30 minutes. With the soup at a simmer (not boiling) add fish and cook 5-10 minutes or until fish is cooked through. Remove herbs and serve.

Step 3: The Finished Dish!



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    5 Discussions


    2 years ago

    Looks great! Please list number of servings/serving size and how many anchovies? Thanks.


    2 years ago

    Yummy! the soup looks yummy
    Thanks for the recipes

    1 reply