Dungeness Carrot Soup

Dungeness Carrot Soup

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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

How to Make Dungeness Carrot Soup

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.

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About Dungeness Carrot Soup

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



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