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 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
15g,
15%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
940mg
940%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
8%;
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.