This week's Soup Special of the Day is - Bouillabaisse. Mussels, Shrimp, Cod, and more make up this week's recipe! It's from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. The Diabetic Gourmet site is loaded with Diabetic Friendly recipes and also if you're looking for a good Diabetic Recipe Magazine the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine is an excellent magazine! Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://diabeticgourmet.com/
Yield: 6 servings
1/2 pound mussels (optional)
1/2 pound halibut or cod fillets
1 teaspoon virgin olive oil
2 shallots, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2-1/2 cups canned Italian plum tomatoes
2 cups clam juice or fish stock
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 teaspoon dried leaf basil
1/4 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
1 bay leaf
1/2 pound bay scallops
1 - Scrub mussels well to rid them of beards and sand. Discard any open ones. Peel and devein shrimp. Cut halibut into bite-size pieces.
2 - In a large non-stick saucepan, heat oil. Add shallots and cook until soft. Add garlic and tomatoes, cook, stirring 1 minute.
3 - Add clam juice, wine, basil, thyme, pepper flakes, pepper and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
4 - Add halibut and simmer 5 minutes. Add shrimp and scallops and cook 5 minutes more. Add mussels, cover pan and simmer about 5 minutes until mussels open, discarding any that do not open.
5 - Discard bay leaf.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Sodium: 584 mg
Cholesterol: 108 mg