CRU Cioppino

Featured by CRU Wine Company in the Gold Wine Club.
CRU Cioppino

Ingredients

3/4 cup butter
2 onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
2 (14.5 oz.) cans stewed tomatoes
2 (14.5 oz) cans chicken broth
2 bay leaves
1 Tbs. dried basil
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1 cup water
1 1/2 cups white wine
1 1/2 lbs. large shrimp, peeled & deveined
1 1/2 lbs. bay scallops
18 small clams
18 mussels, cleaned & debearded
1 1/2 cups crabmeat
1 1/2 lbs. cod fillets, cubed

Instructions

Over medium-low heat, melt butter in a large stockpot, add onions, garlic and parsley. Cook slowly, stirring occasionally until onions are soft. Add tomatoes to the pot (break them into chunks as you add them). Add chicken broth, bay leaves, basil, thyme, oregano, water and wine. Mix well. Cover and simmer 30 minutes. Stir in the shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels and crabmeat. Stir in fish, if desired. Bring to boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer 5 to 7 minutes until clams open. Ladle soup into bowls and serve with warm, crusty bread!


Recipe sourced from CRU Winemaker, Ken Post.



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