Crab Cioppino

Recipe by Barb G.

Delicious Crab Cioppino, Make sure you have some French Bread to dip into the soup. Serve with a nice green salsd and a good bottle of wine. The recipe comes from a TV station and Sierra Vista Vineyards. Enjoy

Top Review by lynne_fraser

neighbour emptied his crab traps last night and we were the lucky recipients of his catch. Was looking for a new recipe and stumbled upon this gem which was loaded with our favourite ingredients ... amazing! Served it with Spinach & Caramelized Almond With Mandarin Orange Salad and fresh bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in 6-quart pan over medium high heat, When oil ripples and is fragrant, add onion and garlic.
  2. Saute until translucent.
  3. Add spices, stir one minute till fragrant.
  4. Add broth, wine and tomato paste, bring to a boil, stirring often.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer 25 to 30 minutes to blend flavors, adjust seasonings.
  6. Soup may be made ahead to this point.
  7. Break Crabs apart and clean, Cut body in fourths and crack legs.
  8. Add to hot soup and simmer until Hot.
  9. (about 7 to 10 minutes).

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