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7 Soups in 7 Days: #6 Crab Soup

Crab Soup

Another great quick and easy soup fit to be the main course if you so choose...

Brown 1 onion, 2 carrots, 3 ribs of celery, 3 cloves of garlic which have been pureed in a food processor, in 2 tablespoons of butter until soft. Add 1/4 cup of flour and cook for 1 minute. Add 1 cup of stock and 1 pint of cream along with 1 teaspoon Cheyenne pepper, 1 tablespoon of seafood seasoning, salt and pepper. Simmer.

In a small skillet cook 1 pound of fresh lump crab meat (cleaned of cartilage and shells). When crab is heated through add 1/4 cup brandy.

Add into soup pot with 1/4 cup fresh minced parsley and an additional pint of cream warm through and serve hot. I like to garnish with puff pastry.

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