This cioppino is a wonderful seafood stew! Serve with a loaf of warm, crusty bread for sopping up the delicious broth!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins


  • ¾ cup butter

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 1 ½ cups white wine

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 ½ pounds cod fillets, cubed

  • 1 ½ pounds large shrimp - peeled and deveined

  • 1 ½ pounds bay scallops

  • 18 small clams

  • 18 mussels, cleaned and debearded

  • 1 ½ cups crabmeat


  1. Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium-low heat. Add onions, parsley, and garlic. Cook and stir until onions are softened, 3 to 4 minutes.

    sauteed onion and parsley in pot with spoon

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  2. Add tomatoes to the pot (break them into chunks as you add them). Stir in chicken broth, wine, water, bay leaves, basil, thyme, and oregano. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

    cioppino in pot

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  3. Stir in cod, shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, and crabmeat. Bring to boil; lower heat, cover, and simmer until clams open up, 5 to 7 minutes. Ladle soup into bowls and serve.

    mussels and shrimp cioppino in pot

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  4. Enjoy!

    a close up view of a bowl of cioppino with mussels, clams, and shrimp all in a bright blue bowl.

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Editor's Note:

Please note the differences in ingredient amounts when using the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

318 Calories
13g Fat
9g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 13
Calories 318
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 164mg 55%
Sodium 755mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 18mg 92%
Calcium 114mg 9%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 761mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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