This famous Provençal stew was traditionally a catchall for fishermen's catch of the day. Our version uses ocean-friendly calamari, tilapia and scallops.

Jessie Price
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2007




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  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add leeks, celery, garlic and fennel seed and cook, stirring often, until the leeks are softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Add tomatoes and potatoes; cook, stirring often, until the tomatoes begin to break down, about 4 minutes. Add wine, increase heat to high, bring to a boil, and cook, stirring often, until reduced, 2 to 3 minutes. Add clam juice, water, orange peel, bay leaves and saffron and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are just tender, about 15 minutes.

  • Carefully submerge tilapia and scallops in the soup, return to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes. Add calamari, submerge in the soup, and continue cooking until cooked through, about 3 minutes. Discard orange peel and bay leaves. Serve the soup with a spoonful of Spicy Rouille on top.

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Nutrition Facts

247 calories; protein 20.8g; carbohydrates 22.6g; dietary fiber 2.4g; sugars 4.2g; fat 5.5g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 120.2mg; vitamin a iu 1351.1IU; vitamin c 24.1mg; folate 58.6mcg; calcium 72.4mg; iron 2.3mg; magnesium 72.7mg; potassium 893.8mg; sodium 495.4mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

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Rating: 4 stars
I made this on a snowy Saturday. Thought the fennel and orange gave it a very unique and pleasing taste. I will use less potatoes next time and would like a little more broth but this soup was really good. I served it with a green salad and a slice of whole wheat country bread for sopping up the broth (which is why I wanted more broth!). Read More
Rating: 5 stars
this is wonderful and the rouille is so worth making (for that matter make extra to use in place of mayo on sandwiches). i use trader joe's seafood blend which makes it a fairly quick recipe. Read More