BudgetFriendly Mediterranean Fish Stew

Diabetes Recipe: BudgetFriendly Mediterranean Fish Stew

This Mediterranean fish stew costs a little more than $10 for 4 servings, but it can be a real treat and is great for the chilly winter weather!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

This Recipe Serves 4


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
2 stalks celery, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1-28 ounce can no salt added crushed tomatoes
2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
1-6 ounce cod filet, cut into 1-inch chunks
8 ounces medium shrimp, peeled and deveined and chopped
½ teaspoon salt (optional)
½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Add olive oil to a soup pot over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic, basil and oregano. Sauté until onions begin to turn clear.
  2. Add crushed tomato and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
  3. Gently stir in cod and shrimp and cook for 5 minutes or until seafood is cooked through.

Recipe cost: $10.25

Side Suggestion: Serve with whole wheat rotini pasta.

Recipe Reference

Leave a Reply