Cream of Crab Soup

cream of crab soup recipe
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INGREDIENTS – Yields 6 Servings

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick of butter)
  • 1 medium onion coarsely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 4 cup milk or half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon OLD BAY┬« Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick┬«Parsley Flakes
  • 1 pound lump crabmeat
  • 3 tablespoons dry sherry or cooking sherry (optional)

DIRECTIONS

Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan on medium heat.

Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until softened.

Add flour Old Bay and parsley; whisk until well blended.

Whisking constantly gradually add milk.

Bring just to boil.

Stir in crabmeat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes stirring occasionally.

Stir in sherry if desired. Heat 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle with additional Old Bay if desired.