As the weather gets cooler, the meals get cozier. I made this for the family the other night and they loved it. Even though it’s low in calories, it’s very filling. It can be served for 4 people to make it a whole meal with a side vegetable or 8 side servings.
Alaskan Crab Soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Estimated values per serving:
Calories = 165 Fat = 1 gram Points: 3
½ cup onion – minced
2 ribs celery – chopped
2 cloves garlic – minced
½ cup cream sherry
4 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon dill
1 tablespoon double concentrate tomato paste
1 ½ pounds Alaskan lump crab meat (i.e. snow crab, Dungeness, king crab)
4 cups fat free half and half
4 tablespoons flour
Salt and pepper
- Heat a large pot on medium heat and coat with cooking spray. Add onion and celery and sauté for 5 minutes until slightly browned and softened.
- Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add sherry and cook until liquid is absorbed.
- Add chicken broth, dill, tomato paste, bay leaf and crab. Simmer for 10 minutes.
- In a small bowl, stir together half and half and flour. Pour into soup, stirring constantly until thickened and bubbly. Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve hot.