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Super Easy Seafood Soup of Necessity

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“I wanted to make a cioppino, but didn't have all the ingredients for any recipe. So I made this--hence the title. I had to use that package of seafood mix somehow. This is very good; DH does not love seafood and yet liked it. Seafood mix is a combo of fish, squid, mussels and fake crab. It's found in the seafood freezer section. Serve with crackers or croutons.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Defrost seafood mix. Drain. Separate the squid from the rest of it.
  2. Put olive oil in pot; heat over medium.
  3. Chop onion and mince garlic. Add to oil. Saute, stirring, until onion starts to get translucent. Do not let the garlic or onions brown.
  4. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth, oregano, thyme, bay leaf, sugar, pepper and Worcesterwhire. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer. Cook, covered, for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove lid. Put in seafood mix (all except squid). Simmer 3 minutes. Add squid and simmer 1 or 2 more minutes. Seafood should be opaque; nothing should be translucent.

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