Dungeness Carrot Soup Recipe

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Dungeness Carrot Soup

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

A creamy carrot soup garnished with Dungeness crabmeat. (Use fresh crab for best results, but canned (and some kind other than Dungeness) can be used).


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 medium
onion, peeled and chopped
1 lb
carrots, sliced (no need to peel)
1 large
bay leaf
2 Tbsp
white rice, uncooked
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
lemon zest, grated
6 oz
dungeness crab meat, cooked
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp
minced fresh chives
chopped chives, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 5-qt. pot over medium-high heat, melt butter.
2
Add onion, carrots, bay leaf, white rice, salt, black pepper and cumin. Cook, stirring, until onions are light golden, about 6 minutes.
3
Add 5 cups water and bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
4
Working in batches, puree soup in a blender until smooth. Return soup to pot, stir in lemon zest, and bring back up to heat without boiling.
5
In a small bowl, toss crab with lemon juice and minced chives.
6
Put an equal mound of crab mixture in the center of each of 4 soup bowls, then ladle soup around crab.
7
Garnish with chopped chives.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American