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Creamy Corn Crab Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

This creamy soup is fast, easy and very tasty. Corn really stars in this delectable recipe, and crabmeat makes it a little more special. It will get high marks from both busy cooks and lovers of flavorful homemade food.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups frozen corn
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, plus more for optional topping
  • Minced chives and crushed red pepper flakes, optional

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the broth, corn and potatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool slightly.
  2. In a blender, puree half of the corn mixture. Return to pan. Stir in the crab, milk and pepper; cook over low heat until heated through (do not boil). If desired, top with fresh cracked pepper, chives and crushed red pepper flakes.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 219 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 702mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

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