Crab N Cheddar Chowder Recipe

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Crab N Cheddar Chowder

Tammy Brownlow

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@DoughmesticGoddess

I'm sorry I didn't get pictures of this folks...it was so good! I'll have to take some next time. This was an amazing - creamy, indulgence! I hope you all give this one a try - you will truly be surprised!


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Serves:

4 as a main dish, 8 as a side soup

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
crab claw meat, steamed
1/2 c
sweet mini peppers, finely diced
1 stalk(s)
celery, finely diced
1 medium
carrot, peeled and finely diced
1/2 c
broccoli, chopped
1/2 c
onion, finely diced
1/4 c
flour
3 c
half and half, separated
1 c
water
1 1/2 c
finely shredded velveeta cheese (the one they sell pre-shredded)
1 1/2 c
finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese (i used sargentos 5 state blend)
white pepper to taste
1/4 tsp
paprika
dash(es)
freshly grated nutmeg to taste

GARNISH

2 slice
applewood smoked bacon, cooked and diced
green onion, julienned pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large stockpot add water, sweet peppers, onion, carrot, celery, and broccoli. Simmer on medium- high until boiling. Boil for 5 minutes.
2
In a bowl combine 1 cup of half and half with flour. Whisk until combined.
3
Reduce heat to medium on veggies. Add half and half and flour mixture. Stir until thickened. Cook one minute longer.
4
Add remaining 2 cups of half and half. After another minute add cheeses alternating about a 1/4 of a cup at a time until incorporated.
5
Add spices and stir. Add crab and taste for seasoning. Garnish as desired. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy