Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Ginny Branch
Active Time
25 Mins
Total Time
42 Mins
Makes 10 servings

Cioppino is San Francisco's signature dish, but seafood lovers everywhere will keep this recipe close to their hearts.

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook 7 to 10 minutes or until tender. Stir in bay leaves and next 5 ingredients. Cook 2 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in broth and next 3 ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.

Step 3

Stir in clams and white fish; cook 5 minutes. Stir in shrimp, crab, and squid, if desired. Cook 5 minutes or until seafood is opaque and clams open wide. (Discard any that do not.)

Step 4

Ladle cioppino into bowls, and top with chopped parsley. Serve with sourdough bread.