Family Fish Soup with Orzo—a Meal

Preparation info
  • Makes 12 cups 3 l ) ;


    first-course servings or 4 ample meals
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

A quickly made meal that can be served with Croutons and Rouille or Aïoli if desired. The orzo adds a Greek touch.


  • ¼ cup (65 ml) olive oil
  • 6 to 7 large cloves garlic, smashed, peeled, and


In a tall narrow stockpot, heat the oil over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and cook for 5 minutes. Pour in the wine. Bring to a boil. Stir in the anise seed, 1 tablespoon salt, the tomatoes, and stock. Bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes. The soup can be made ahead to this point and refrigerated f