With more than 7000 km of coastline spanning 15 Italian regions, a favorite past time is taking a drive to the shore to dine in seaside restaurants. Offering a tempting range of fresh fish and shellfish, always topping the menu is Italian Seafood Stew.
Every chef has a signature mix of seafood and flavorings for this dish. Some like it hot or garlicky, while others like it tender and sweet. Everyone agrees, make it easy and quick. This zuppa is based on a formula of fresh mussels, fresh seafood, and fresh ripe tomatoes. Choose what you like. Simply prepared, the seafood shines through. Serve with warm crunchy crostini, accent with fragrant fresh basil.
This is pure comfort food. Italian Seafood Stew is one of the least expensive dishes to make at home with elegant rewards, so invite friends for a casual meal and share good times together.
Original recipe, thoroughly tested. Easy step-by-step directions. Ingredient listing includes ounce/gram weights, volume, and inch/centimeter measurements, where applicable, making it easy to follow. Timing may vary with heat source. One PDF with photo. 4 servings. Cook time: 20 minutes.