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Linda's Cream of Crab Soup

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2008-07-25 Main Dish
5 50

This creamy soup has crab, potatoes, corn, carrots and celery-very special and delicious.

  • Servings: 10

Ingredients:

1 stick Butter
1 Onion, chopped fine
1 Carrot, chopped fine
3 stalks Celery, chopped fine
2 (10.5 Oz) Cans Condensed Chicken Broth
3 Chicken Bouillon Cubes
2 Potatoes, peeled and diced small
3 Ears of Fresh Corn, steamed for 11 minutes, cooled and cut off cob or 1 bag of frozen corn
1 qt Half & Half
3 pt Heavy Cream
3 Tbsp Flour
1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 Tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
Salt & Pepper, to taste
1 lb Jumbo Lump Crabmeat
1 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Parsley

Directions:

In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat.

Add onion, carrot and celery, saute until onions are transparent (about 4 minutes).

In large stockpot, put in broth, bouillon cubes, potatoes, corn, Worcestershire, Old Bay, salt, pepper and half and half.

Add 2 pints of heavy cream.

Put the third pint into a large cup and add the flour; whisk quickly to incorporate the flour into the cream. Add the flour and cream mixture to stockpot.

Add sauted vegetables and parsley and stir.

Lastly, add crabmeat being careful not to break up the meat.

Let simmer on low heat for about 45 minutes.

Helpful Tips:

Enjoy with fresh baked bread or a salad.