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4 as a main dish, 8 as a side soup
crab claw meat, steamed
sweet mini peppers, finely diced
celery, finely diced
carrot, peeled and finely diced
onion, finely diced
half and half, separated
finely shredded velveeta cheese (the one they sell pre-shredded)
finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese (i used sargentos 5 state blend)
freshly grated nutmeg to taste
applewood smoked bacon, cooked and diced
green onion, julienned pieces
In a large stockpot add water, sweet peppers, onion, carrot, celery, and broccoli. Simmer on medium- high until boiling. Boil for 5 minutes.
In a bowl combine 1 cup of half and half with flour. Whisk until combined.
Reduce heat to medium on veggies. Add half and half and flour mixture. Stir until thickened. Cook one minute longer.
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.
Add spices and stir. Add crab and taste for seasoning. Garnish as desired. Enjoy!
Last Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015