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Copycat Olive Garden Fantastic Fish Brodetto Recipe


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A delectable seafood soup similar to the Olive Garden fish brodetto. This simple and easy soup is full of flavor and is sure to please a crowd.

A hearty Italian fish stew that tastes like the original from Olive Garden.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 50 mins


  • 2 lb mahi-mahi, can be cod or grouper fillets, cut into large chunks
  • 1 lb tomatoes, diced or crushed
  • oz yellow onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 cups fish broth, or seafood broth
  • 1 cups spinach, trimmed
  • ½ cup olive oil, divided
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp chili flakes
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste

To Serve:

  • 1 slice crusty bread, per serving
  • 1 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated or powdered, per serving


  1. Heat up half of your oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add your fish and sear evenly on all sides, no more than 5 minutes per side. Drain and set aside.

  2. Heat up the remaining olive oil in a soup pot over medium-high heat.

  3. Add the onion, garlic, spinach, chili flakes, and thyme. Saute until translucent.

  4. Add tomato paste and roast briefly.

  5. Deglaze with white wine and reduce briefly.

  6. Add the tomatoes and broth. Bring soup to a simmer and continue simmering until soup has reduced by half, roughly 20 minutes.

  7. Add the fish back. Stir to combine.

  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Adjust accordingly. Continue simmering for another 5 minutes.

  9. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on your soup and serve with a slice of crusty bread.


  • Sugar: 3g
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  • Calcium: 48mg
  • Calories: 209kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 947mg
  • Protein: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 762mg
  • Vitamin A: 557IU
  • Vitamin C: 36mg
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