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Maryland Cream of Crab Soup


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  • 4 TBS butter
  • 2 TBS flour
  • 1 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tsp minced onion
  • 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 6 oz crabmeat, backfin recommended
  • 1 cup cream


Servings 2
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 30mins
Adapted from


Step 1

1. In a saucepan over medium heat melt the butter, add Old Bay, minced onion, lemon juice, and stir thoroughly.

2. Add the flour, stirring constantly, and then add cream, continuing to stir.

3. Add the crabmeat and let simmer for about 15 minutes. Do not allow the soup to boil.

Serve garnished with a dash of Old Bay and parsley flakes.

Makes 4 servings. Each serving = 19 Weight Watchers points.

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