Oh and my mom, she's thankful for chocolate and Bloody Marys on Sunday, and of course, the family and friends she is blessed with.
So please enjoy this recipe and each other and create magic in a bowl with this bouillabaisse. You won't be disappointed.
Bad Ass Bouillabaisse
1 lb. frozen shrimp
2 sprigs fresh thyme
2 sprigs fresh rosemary chopped
2 whole jarred roasted red pepper
4 cloves of garlic
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/3 cup of parmesan cheese
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 lemon juiced
1/2 cup bread crumbs
Salt and pepper to taste
To create the Rouille put all ingredients listed above in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. This sauce should be the consistency of a creamy spread.
Once the Bouillabaisse and Rouille have been completed, it is know time to serve. Place the Bouillabaisse in deep soup bowls and top with a dollop of Rouille on each bowl and serve with fabulous crusty French bread. The bread can be used as an additional utensil to sop up every inch of the broth and rouille. For a special treat, serve additional rouille in small bowls on the table so everyone can use their bread to enjoy the magic of this delicious creamy delight. Serve this with a dry white wine such as a Chardonnay or it pairs great with a light red wine. Our favorite light red wine is Chianti.
Mental Health Tip: This is a great meal that warms the heart and lifts spirits in the middle of a long, dark, and cold winter. My mom and I struggle through the cold and dark winter months. We often can't stand winter one more minute and begin researching relocating to a warmer climate. That’s when we realize that it costs a little more money than we have, okay a lot more money. So this is our substitute for a tropical getaway during the winter months. Let it be yours, too!All love and cooking,
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