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This is a really great crab soup recipe. Well, maybe I’m partial, because I love pumpkin soup. The recipe is simple, easy and quick.
This is one you must try!

Yummy Pumpkin-Crab Soup
Rating: 10 out of 10

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp. Smart Balance buttery spread (or butter)
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 small garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. curry powder
  • 2 cups roasted butternut squash (canned pumpkin may be substituted)1 tsp. sea salt
  • 2-1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup fat-free half and half (Land o’Lakes recommended)
  • 2 cups crab meat, picked over for cartilage and shells

For Garnish: chopped fresh parsley

Method:

  1. In a large heavy skillet or stock pot, heat the onion in the SB over medium heat till wilted, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic; cover; reduce heat to low and cook about 15 minutes, till onions are soft.
  3. Sprinkle with curry powder; cook an additional minute, then add squash and salt and stir together.
  4. Puree in a blender; pour into a saucepan with the broth; cook over medium heat till almost boiling. Taste to adjust seasonings, adding more salt if needed.
  5. Add cream, half and half and crabmeat; reduce temperature and just heat through, about 5 more minutes.
  6. Garnish each serving with chopped fresh parsley, if desired. Yield: 4-6 servings

This wonderful recipe comes from Judy of free crab recipes

Pumpkin Crab Soup
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