Chilled Pappa Al Pomodoro with Crab Meat Crostini

Chilled Pappa Al Pomodoro With Crab Meat Crostini Recipe

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  • 2.5 lb
  • 1.5 c
    day old bread
  • 1/4 c
    fresh basil leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh thyme
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 8 oz
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1
    lemon, juice and zest only
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2
    scallions, sliced
  • 4 slice
    baguette, toasted

How to Make Chilled Pappa Al Pomodoro with Crab Meat Crostini


  1. In a food processor, blend tomatoes until liquid.
  2. Add day old bread, basil, thyme and season aggressively with salt and pepper.
  3. If too thick, thin with water.
  4. Allow to sit in a cool place.
  5. In a medium mixing bowl, toss crab meat, 2 tablespoons extra virgin oil, juice and zest of 1 lemon, red pepper and scallion gently together and season lightly with salt.
  6. Divide cool tomato soup among 4 bowls.
  7. Place 1 slice baguette in center of each bowl.
  8. Float 2 ounces crab meat mixture on top of each baguette slice and serve.

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About Chilled Pappa Al Pomodoro with Crab Meat Crostini

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

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