Seafood Cioppino


This seafood cioppino is as good as any restaurant's version. Serve with rice and a nice salad.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins


  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 fresh red chile pepper, seeded and chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 (10 ounce) can minced clams, drained with juice reserved

  • 2 teaspoons dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 pinch paprika

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 cup white wine

  • 25 mussels, cleaned and debearded

  • 25 shrimp

  • 1 pound cod fillets, cubed

  • 10 ounces scallops


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Sauté onion, bell pepper, chile pepper, and garlic in hot oil until tender. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, parsley, juice from clams, basil, oregano, thyme, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper; stir well. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 to 2 hours, stirring in wine a little at a time.

  2. About 10 minutes before serving, add clams, mussels, shrimp, cod, and scallops. Increase the heat slightly and cook, stirring occasionally, until seafood is cooked through. The mussels will have opened, shrimp will turn pink, cod will flake easily with a fork, and scallops will be opaque.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

303 Calories
9g Fat
17g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 303
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 564mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 51mg 253%
Calcium 136mg 10%
Iron 17mg 92%
Potassium 1193mg 25%

* 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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