Diabetes Restaurant Month: Zuppa de Pesce

Sunday, Nov 8, 2009  |  Updated 12:25 PM EDT
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Knicks legend Earl Monroe loves some heart healthy Zuppa de Pesce. Here's the recipe. For more info, go to Merck Diabetes.

Knicks legend Earl Monroe loves some heart healthy Zuppa de Pesce. Here's the recipe. For more info, go to  http://www.MerckDiabetes.com.

Pappardella’s Diabetes-Friendly Zuppa de Pesce (One serving)

4 oz. salmon
3 medium clams
3 pei mussels
3 medium shrimp
1/4 cup white wine
1 cup tomato sauce (below)
Tomato sauce (yields 15 cups)
1 can whole tomatoes, no salt added
200g Spanish onion
10g garlic
10g basil
1 tsp oregano
2 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
5 tbsp olive oil

Sautee Spanish onion and garlic in olive oil on low heat.

Add the whole tomatoes and stew on low heat for 45 minutes.

Puree the stew and season with salt, pepper, fresh basil and oregano.

For the seafood, season the salmon filet with salt and pepper.

In a small pan, heat 1 cup of tomato sauce and 1/4 cup of white wine.

Put the salmon filet in the sauce and cook on low heat with a lid on for 5 minutes.

Add the clams, mussels and shrimp, put the lid on and cook another 5 minutes or until all clams and mussels have opened.

Pour the soup with the fish and seafood in a shallow plates, garnish with parsley!

Nutrition Information (one serving)
Calories       380.8                    
Fat            13.7                      
Saturated fat  2.1                       
Cholesterol    117                       
Sodium         571.9                    
Carbohydrates  11.3                      
Fiber          2.3                       
Sugar          5.9                       
Protein        39.1

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