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Fast, Easy Recipe for Quick Cioppino

Quick Cioppino

Quick Cioppino

From Martha Stewart Living


  1. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    1 medium onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
    4 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
    3 sprigs fresh thyme
    1 teaspoon coarse salt
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    1/8 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes
    1 cup dry white wine, such as Chardonnay
    1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes with juices
    2 1/2 cups water
    14 mussels, debearded and scrubbed well
    14 littleneck clams, scrubbed well
    1 pound firm, white fish fillets, such as halibut or cod, cut into 2-inch pieces
    Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, for garnish


  1. Add onion and garlic, and cook for 4 minutes. Add thyme, salt, pepper, and red-pepper flakes, and cook for 1 minute. Add wine, and simmer for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, juices, and water. Cover, and simmer for 25 minutes. Add seafood, cover, and cook until shells open, 6 to 8 minutes. (Discard unopened shells and thyme sprigs.) Garnish with parsley, and serve immediately.

Serves 4.

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