Maryland Cream of Crab Soup

Recipe by Molly53
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    tablespoon flour
  • 2
    quarts milk
  • 1
    tablespoon parsley, minced
  • 12
    onion, sliced
  • 12
    cup celery, minced
  • 1 12
    teaspoons salt
  • 18
    teaspoon pepper
  • 2
    cups crabmeat, cooked and flaked
  • 12
    cup cream
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DIRECTIONS

  • Whip cream.
  • Cook onion and celery in one tablespoon of butter until tender but not browned.
  • Melt remaining butter in top of double boiler; add flour and blend.
  • Add milk gradually, stirring constantly.
  • Add cooked vegetables and parsley; season to taste.
  • Cook slowly until soup thickens a little; add crab meat.
  • Serve in individual dishes with a dollop of whipped cream on top.
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