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Seafood Stew (Crock Pot)

This is a great seafood stew full of flavor and body. If you have leftover bits of cooked fish. you only need to put them in the crock for 15 minutes or so to heat up. If you like it a bit spicier, add some hot sauce and you get a jambalaya tasting dish.

Seafood Stew (Crock Pot)
Seafood Stew (Crock Pot)

8 servings
215 calories per serving

2 c chopped onions
2 stalks celery finely chopped (about 1 c)
5 garlic cloves, minced
28 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
8 oz. clam juice
6 oz. tomato paste
½ c white wine or water
1 T red vinegar
1 T oil
½ t basil flakes
½ t parsley flakes
½ t onion powder
½ t garlic powder
½ t oregano flakes
¼ t sugar
¼ t red pepper flakes
1/2 t dried thyme
1 bay leaf
1 lb. firm white fish in 1 inch pieces
¾ lb shelled, cleaned shrimp, tailed removed
6.5 oz. can chopped clams and their juice
6 oz. can crabmeat (or fresh)
¼ c parsley, chopped

Combine onions, celery, garlic, tomatoes, clam juice, tomato paste, vinegar, spices, sugar, thyme, pepper flakes and bay leaf and mix well. Cover and cook on high 4 hours. Stir in fish, shrimp, clams and crab and reduce heat to low and cook 45- 1 hour minutes or until fish is done. Remove bay leaf before serving. Stir in parsley.

Pasta with Clam Sauce

This is just a perfect clam sauce – not too many clams, just the right thickness, just enough spice. Because FiberGourmet makes the calorie count so much lower, you have room for a salad and some garlic toast next to this meal !

Pasta with Clam Sauce
Pasta with Clam Sauce

4 servings
265 calories per serving

8 oz. FiberGourmet fettuccine noodles (without FiberGourmet pasta, you have to add another 80 calories per serving to this)
2 6.5 oz. cans chopped clams
1 T oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 T anchovy paste or minced anchovies
2 14.5 oz. cans diced tomatoes
1/3 c tomato paste
¼ c chopped parsley
¼ t pepper
¼ t salt
¼ t garlic powder
¼ t onion powder
2 t lemon juice

Cook pasta until tender, but still somewhat firm. Drain the clams keeping the juice from one can. Heat oil in a pan and cook garlic one minute then mix in anchovies, tomatoes and their juice, tomato paste, parsley, pepper, salt, onion powder, garlic powder and clam juice. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Then add the clams and lemon juice and heat 2 minutes making sure not to come to a boil. Serve sauce over pasta.

New England Clam Chowder

This soup is just brimming with clams. If you like extra veggies, just leave out the 2nd can of clams and fill with celery and carrots instead !

New England Clam Chowder
New England Clam Chowder

4 servings
237 calories per serving

1 T margarine
1 medium onion, finely chopped
8 oz. clam juice
8 oz. water
2 large white potatoes, peeled and cut in small cubes
2 6.5 oz. cans chopped baby clams with juice
1 pint fat free half and half
1 t pepper
1 t salt
2 t chopped parsley

Spray pan with Pam and melt margarine and add onion and cook 5 minutes. Add clam broth and increase heat to high. Add potatoes and bring down to a simmer and cook 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add clams with juice and cook 7 minutes then add half and half, salt and pepper and continue cooking over medium heat until almost at the boiling point. Do not allow to boil. Serve with the parsley as a garnish.

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