Mediterranean Fish Chowder

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by threeovens

A delicious, healthy fish chowder prepared without dairy.

Top Review by vrvrvr

This was great soup! And how refreshing to produce a rich, almost creamy-textured soup without a bunch of fattening ingredients. I added the carrots for the initial boiling because I didn't want them to be crunchy. And the zucchini needed a little longer than 3 minutes to soften up. I didn't have any fennel so I subbed tarragon. I used the immersion blender to puree this right in the pot. Garnished with a pinch of shredded Parmesan cheese and black pepper. We loved this soup for our lunch -- it tastes very sophisticated and how can you go wrong with that calorie count?! Thanks!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add onion, fennel seed, garlic, salt, turmeric, pepper, bay leaf and potatoes. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 15 minutes. Add carrots; simmer 3 minutes. Add zucchini; simmer another 5 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
  2. Remove 1 cup of the vegetables and broth and puree in a blender. Return puree to thicken soup; Add fish and wine. Simmer, covered just until fish is opaque, about 1 minute.
  3. Remove bay leaf and serve with Italian or sourdough bread.

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