Val's Creamy Crab Soup Recipe

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Val's Creamy Crab Soup

Valkyrie Dibble


We were wanting something different and that would warm us up on a cold day. We both love crab meat so I came up with this easy soup recipie, and it came out better than I though it would, so now I am going to share it with all of you.

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8 to 10


45 Min


1 Hr


1 qt
half and half
1 qt
milk (your choice of %) whole works better
1 to 1.5 lb
lump crab meat (sea leg works also)
1/2 stick
real butter
2 Tbsp
old bay seasoning
1 & 1/2 Tbsp
lemon pepper
salt to tast or can omit
1 med
diced onion

Directions Step-By-Step

saute diced onion then stir in crab meat, if using sea leg put into food processor until meat is finely chopped
in a large soup pot mix the milk, half and half, and butter bring to a slow simmer so not to burn the milk, add butter stir until butter is melted, add in the seasonings and stir
add in the onions and crab meat stir turn down the heat and simmer on low for about an hour
put in bowls and serve, we like ours with oyster crackers and enjoy
if you prefer a chowder style soup just add 1 can of diced potatos

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy