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Fresh Bluefish Soup with Vegetables and Pasta


  • 1 pound bluefish, skinless fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup sliced green onions, including tops
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 32-ounces vegetable broth
  • 1 cup small shell pasta, uncooked

Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add onion, green onion, celery and garlic and cook until just tender. Add tomatoes, basil, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Add broth and bring to boil.

Add pasta and cook until almost done about 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf.

Add fish and simmer until done about 10 minutes.

Contributed by Joyce Taylor MM2