Seafood Stew

Looking for a great seafood stew that doesn't take all day to prepare? From cioppino to bouillabaisse to gumbo, these easy seafood stew recipes deliver other-fish options with good flavor and little fuss.

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Oyster and Scallop Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

In American Colonial days, waters along the Eastern seaboard brimmed with oysters. Because many abstained from eating meat on Christmas Eve, scallops and oysters became a holiday food. As the railroad stretched across the country, oysters were transported to the plains. Today, even Midwesterners serve oyster stew on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve.

Total: 30 mins

Seafood Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve slices of crusty French bread to soak up every last drop of this savory seafood stew.

Seafood Stew with Toasted Baguette Slices

Diabetic Living

Jalapeno peppers and fresh garlic give this low-calorie, high-protein seafood dish a spicy kick. Toast baguette slices for a hearty side perfect for dipping!

Creamy Shrimp and Spinach Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

A dash of nutmeg brings out the best in the shrimp and emphasizes the slightly sweet, nutty taste of Gruyere cheese.

Total: 30 mins

Moroccan Bouillabaisse

Better Homes and Gardens

Pinches of cumin, cinnamon, and saffron give this seafood favorite an African twist.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Spicy Seafood Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

For a taste of the South, fish fillet and shrimp flavor this satisfying stew that's low in calories and fat.

Italian Fish Stew

Diabetic Living

This fish and shrimp stew is often served over crostini or toast. With less than 200 calories per serving, it makes a great diet lunch or light dinner.

Total: 30 mins

Seafood Bouillabaisse

Better Homes and Gardens

Add a little French flair to your table with this shrimp, scallop, mussel, and whitefish-loaded soup. Check fresh mussels carefully before adding to the broth and discard any mussels that gap open and do not close when tapped lightly with a finger.

Seafood Minestrone

Better Homes and Gardens

This seafood version of the classic Italian soup uses shrimp, pasta, beans, and tomatoes. Serve this healthy 30-minute recipe when time is short.

Total: 30 mins

How to Make Gumbo

Southeastern Louisiana has as many different takes on how to make gumbo as it has gumbo pots. Any number of ingredients common to Cajun country -- shrimp, crab, oysters, chicken, pork, andouille sausage, peppers and okra -- find their way into this simmering stew seasoned to perfection and served over rice.

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