Preparation / Directions:
In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil until hot. Saute onions over moderate heat until soft, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute 1 minute. Add white wine, water, lemon juice and sugar. Simmer 1 minute. Add tomatoes and olives; simmer 1 minute. (Base may be refrigerated overnight.)
Before serving, bring chowder to a simmer. Add fish and basil and simmer, stirring, until cooked through, about 3 minutes.
Spoon pasta or rice into soup bowls. Top with chowder.
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Makes: 4 servings