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Recipes for Feast of the Seven Fishes by Hungry Goddess

by Hungry Goddess, posted to Food & Drink

The Feast of the Seven Fishes has been a Hungry Goddess family tradition on Christmas Eve for many years - we have recipes so you can expand or create your own seafood holiday traditions! Buon Natale! Follow #HGEATS hashtag for more holiday inspirations!

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My Mom's Mussels Marinara

My Mom's Mussels Marinara has been a signature dish from her for as long as I can remember and fits perfectly for Feast of the Seven Fishes!

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Poached Baccala Salad

from the Huffington Post

This is a very traditional way and is AKA salted cod. I usually buy my baccala and then prepare it as an appetizer!

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Fried Smelts

from Bon Appetit

Fried Smelts were a weekly meal when I lived in the Northeast and we would frequent a small family owned Italian restaurant. I have not had them weekly for a long time but I DO have them on Christmas Eve!

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Pasta with White Clam Sauce

from The Hungry Goddess

It is not an Italian holiday celebration or Feast of the Seven Fishes without pasta - this is my favorite way to prepare a white clam sauce!

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Creamy Seafood Risotto

from Food & Wine for The Huffington Post

Risotto and Seafood is an incredible combo and one that is happily celebrated when you "do the fishes"!

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Stuffed Calamari Recipe

from Saveur

There is nothing like cutting into the stuffed calamari - like unwrapping a present early!

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Butter Poached Lobster

Chef Thomas Keller invented butter poached lobster but this is a delicious tradition for my family at the holidays - you need seven fishes so lobster should be at least ONE!

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Scallops Wrapped in Bacon with Sriracha Dipping Sauce

from Hungry Goddess

This is not Italian but will still work as a scrumptious addition to your Feast of the Seven Fishes!

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Fennel Pollen Scented Quinoa & Tilapia

from The Hungry Goddess

Substitute any white fish in this recipe but make sure you add the fennel pollen for an aromatic culinary experience!

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