Bobby’s Lighter Crab Soup

Bobby’s Lighter Crab Soup

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86 Fewer Calories
12g Less Fat


1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup chopped scallions
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups seafood broth or clam juice
2 cups low-fat (1%) milk
3 tablespoons dry sherry
1/2 teaspoon Lemon Pepper Seasoning
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
Pinch cayenne
1 pound crabmeat, picked free of shell
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives


Heat the oil in a large saucepan until hot. Add the scallions and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 3 – 4 minutes. Stir in the flour; cook 1 minute. Slowly add the broth and milk; bring to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until smooth and bubbly, about 8 minutes. Stir in the sherry, Paula Deen Lemon Pepper Seasoning, white pepper, and cayenne. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, until the flavors are blended and the soup thickens slightly, about 5 minutes longer. Stir in crabmeat; heat through. Sprinkle with chives. Serve at once.

Nutritional Information:

(generous 3/4 cup) 170 Cal (27% from Fat, 50% from Protein, 23% from Carb); 20 g Protein; 5 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 2 g Mono Fat; 9 g Carb; 0 g Fiber; 5 g Sugar; 155 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 1103 mg Sodium; 44 mg Cholesterol (6 servings)

Original Recipe by Paula Deen: Crab Soup
Take It Lighter recipe courtesy of Bobby and Jamie Deen, and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen

Servings: 5 cups
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Difficulty: Easy

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