Italian Cioppino

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I love all the flavors of Italian Cioppino, here's my homemade recipe enjoy!

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1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 medium or 1 large onion, chopped
2 to 4 cloves garlic, minced
2 large cans (1 lb. 12 oz. ea.) tomatoes
(well, you can blanch and peel fresh ones
)2 cans (14.5 oz. ea.) chicken broth
(or equivalent of your own fish or chicken stock)
1 cup fresh parsley, chopped and lightly packed
1 bay leaf
1 Tbsp. dry basil (or chopped fresh to taste)
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/2 tsp. oregano
1 cup water (a bit more/less depending on the wine)
1 to 2 cups dry white wine (use the good stuff)
2 live dungeness crabs (about 4 lbs. total)
(note that you should get them cleaned and cracked)
(or substitute cooked whole, cleaned and cracked crab)
1 1/2 lbs. shrimp, deveined (optionally peeled)
1 1/2 lbs. scallops
(add rock fish or cod with less shrimp/scallops)
Optional: 1/2 lb. clams in shells
Directions ? Melt the olive oil in a 6 to 8 quart pot over medium heat. Add onions, garlic and parsley; cook, stirring, until onions are softened. Add tomatoes, mashing them, and their liquid. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
303

Sodium
1181mg
49% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
41g
83% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV