*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      “THE POSTMAN” ITALIAN FISH SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Ethnic
                 Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Olive oil
    3                    Leeks (white only) -- cleaned
                         -and sliced
    2       cl           Garlic -- finely diced
    1                    Yellow onion -- peeled and
                         -chopped
    1       c            Celery -- chopped
    1       c            Fresh mushrooms -- sliced
    6       c            Fish stock, clam juice or
                         -water
    1       c            Tomato sauce
    1       c            Dry white wine
                         Cayenne
                         Salt
    2       lb           Total of clams*,shrimp in
                         -shell, or mussels*
    1       lb           Fillet of white fish, sea
                         -bass, or cod, cut into
                         -small pieces
                         Chopped parsley
 
   * soak clams or mussels in cold water for 1 hour and
   drain. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy pot over
   medium heat.  Saute leeks, garlic, onion, celery and
   mushrooms until onions are soft, about 5 minutes.  Add
   stock, tomato sauce, and wine.  Bring to simmer, and
   season with cayenne and salt totaste.
   Add clams and mussels to pot if using.  When they are
   almost cooked, add fish and remaining seafood, and
   simmer until all is tender.  Garnish with parsley.
   
   Nutritional info per serving: 360 cal; 32g pro, 18g
   carb, 16g fat (40%)
   
   Source: Miami Herald 3/21/96
   Adapted from The Frugal Gourmet Cooks the Ancient
   Cuisines: China, Greexe, Rome by Jeff Smith
   
   formatted 3/24/96 by Lisa Crawford
  
 
 
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