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    Martha Washington's Crab Soup

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    30 mins

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    15 mins

    Lorac's Note:

    Another treasured recipe from our gourmet group. A simple dish with a wonderful combination of flavors that became a favorite of many presidential families including FDR and Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower.

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    1. 1
      Combine butter, flour, eggs and lemon rind.
    2. 2
      Bring milk to a boil, remove pan from heat and stir in egg mixture, simmer 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add crabmeat to milk mixture, simmer 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add sherry, worcestershire, hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste and serve hot.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 06, 2009


      We did like this recipe but felt it was lacking something in flavor. We tried adding some sauted onion and extra lemon juice and zest and it helped but felt it still needed something more - maybe next time (and we will try it again) we'll add some potatoes or maybe a little bacon.

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    Nutritional Facts for Martha Washington's Crab Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (269 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 348.0
    Calories from Fat 161
    Total Fat 17.9 g
    Saturated Fat 10.3 g
    Cholesterol 176.6 mg
    Sodium 458.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 12.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 1.0 g
    Protein 16.0 g

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    fresh lemon rind

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