What You Need:
2 C onions, chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped fine
5 cloves of garlic, mined
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
1 (8 oz) bottle clam juice
1/2 C water
1 T red wine vinegar
1 T olive oil
2 1/2 t dried Italian seasoning
1/4 t sugar
1/4 t red pepper flakes, crushed
1 bay leaf
1 lb. white fish, cut into 1 in pieces
3/4 lb uncooked medium shrimp, shelled, deveined and tails removed
1 (6 1/2 oz) can chopped clams with juice
1 (6 oz) can crabmeat, drained
1/4 C fresh parsley, chopped
How to Make It:
Place the onion, celery, garlic and tomatoes into a 6qt. crock pot.
Pour in the clam juice, water, vinegar and oil.
Sprinkle in the Italian seasoning, sugar and pepper flakes.
Stir the mixture to combine all the ingredients together well.
Add the bay leaf and stir again.
Cover the crock pot and cook on high 4 hours.
Add the fish, shrimp, clams with the juice and crabmeat to the crock pot.
Lower the heat to the low setting, cover and continue cooking 45 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
Remove the bay leaf before serving and sprinkle the top with the parsley.
Serving Size: 8
A dry white wine can be used in place of the water if you like. If you use a wine choose a dry white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or a Chardonnay.