Italian fish soup in a bowl
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5 from 7 votes

Easy Homemade Italian Fish Soup

Easy Italian Fish Soup, a fast, healthy Italian soup. Full of fish,cod and seafood, the perfect family dinner, spicy or not.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen


  • 1 pound cut up assorted fish (eg. shrimp,prawns, cod, haddock, calamari, mussels, clams etc)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic chopped
  • hot pepper flakes to taste
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup tomato puree
  • 1 1/4 -1 1/2 cups water (depending on how thick you want it, more soup or stew)
  • salt to taste I added a pinch
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 4 slices thick Italian crust bread grilled or plain


  • In a large pot add olive oil, garlic and hot pepper flakes, heat on medium for one minute and then flatten with a fork. 
  • Add cut up assorted fish, cook one minute. Add white wine and cook on medium-high for approximately 3 minutes. Add tomato puree and water, oregano, basil, salt to taste and fresh parsley, stir to combine. 
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer for approximately 30 minutes and until thickened. Serve over grilled crusty Italian bread or with crusty Italian bread. Enjoy!


Calories: 274kcal