Food Network Stars' Feast of the Seven Fishes

Food Network Magazine asked seven chefs to create seven fish dishes for an Italian Christmas Eve potluck.

Photo By: David Malosh

Photo By: David Malosh

Photo By: David Malosh

Photo By: David Malosh

Photo By: David Malosh

Photo By: David Malosh

Photo By: David Malosh

Whole Roasted Fish with Sliced Potatoes, Olives and Herbs

"Making a whole fish is so cinch-y that it's almost not fair. It looks like you put so much time and effort into it, but all you have to do is jam it full of herbs and lemon and toss it in the oven," Anne Burrell says.

Get the Recipe: Whole Roasted Fish With Sliced Potatoes, Olives and Herbs

Puttanesca Panzarotti

"Don't overstuff these. The last thing you want is your panzarotti breaking apart in the deep fryer," Nadia G, host of Nadia G's Bitchin' Kitchen on Cooking Channel, says.

Get the Recipe: Puttanesca Panzarotti

Trout Bruschetta with Chili Vinaigrette

"This is a rendition of a family dish normally done with small spring trout or sardines, which are cooked, cured, mixed with peppers and chile, and spread on bread," Michael Chiarello says.

Get the Recipe: Trout Bruschetta With Chili Vinaigrette

Light and Crispy Fritto Misto

"This is a more refined version of what I had as a kid," Scott Conant says.

Get the Recipe: Light and Crispy Fritto Misto

Butternut Squash and Mussel Soup

"On Christmas Eve, we can't keep it to seven fishes — we have more like 17. It's insane!" David Rocco, host of David Rocco's Dolce Vita on Cooking Channel, says.

Get the Recipe: Butternut Squash and Mussel Soup

Shrimp Scampi

"There's an old Italian saying that goes, 'Fish need to swim three times — in seawater, in good olive oil and with good wine,'" Lidia Bastianich says.

Get the Recipe: Shrimp Scampi

Fettuccine with Lobster, Tomatoes and Saffron

"The Feast of the Seven Fishes is pretty much a requisite for a large Italian-American family," Mario Batali says.

Get the Recipe: Fettuccine With Lobster, Tomatoes and Saffron

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