Fire Roasted Tomato-Basil Crab Bisque

Fire  Roasted Tomato-Basil Crab Bisque

Looking for a creamy seafood dinner using Muir Glen® tomatoes? Then check out this flavorful crab soup that’s perfect for a French meal.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted crushed or diced tomatoes, undrained
2
cups organic chicken broth
1/2
cup finely chopped celery
1/4
cup finely sliced green onions (white part only)
6
tablespoons unsalted butter
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2 1/2
cups half-and-half
1/4
cup dry white wine
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
3/4
lb fresh lump crabmeat or 2 packages (6 oz each) pasteurized refrigerated lump crabmeat
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, combine tomatoes, broth, celery and onions. Cook over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until celery is softened.
  2. In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Using wire whisk, stir flour into butter. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Slowly add half-and-half, stirring constantly. Stir in tomato mixture, 1 cup at a time.
  3. Stir in wine, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; stir in crabmeat and basil. Cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 220),
  • Total Fat 24g
    • (Saturated Fat 15g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 940mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.