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Crab Bisque Recipe

Crab Bisque

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"This is SO good and SO simple that it's a shame not to have it often!"

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings


  1. In a saucepan, combine tomato soup, mushroom soup, milk and crab meat. Cook over medium heat stirring frequently. When hot, ladle into soup bowls and sprinkle with green onions.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 06, 2009

One of the best crab bisques I have ever had, definitely restaurant quality. However the exact recipe presented here looked a little bland so I added: 1 clove garlic, 2 jalapenos minced, 1/4 c. chives, 1 c. frozen corn, and substituted heavy cream for the milk.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 13, 2003

This simple recipe needed some help. While I was able to reduce the fat by using skim milk, Campbell's "Healthy Choice" mushroom & tomato soups, it was too sweet for my taste. Juice from a lemon, along with diced garlic, red pepper, celery, mushroom and a spike of red pepper, added more depth to the flavor. It was great over brown rice!

Aug 06, 2010

This is a very simple and quick recipe but it needs some additional things to give it some taste. I used buttermilk instead of regular milk. (It gave the soup a nice consistency.) Then I added two cloves of garlic, one small onion, some fresh red peppers - just a few small pieces, a can of corn, a drop of Worecestershire sauce, a dash of basil, two tbs of Old Bay Seasoning, fresh ground pepper, and just a dash of celery salt. Season to taste. I cooked on medium heat until it started to bubble, then I let is simmer for about 20 minutes. It turned out delicious! It's a keeper if you add the extras. Enjoy!

Jul 15, 2003

My family LOVES this! It couldn't be easier or tastier for a fall/winter dinner!

Dec 10, 2006

Very easy recipe. We added some cream cheese to make it creamier. It was a bit bland for me, but the kids loved it. My husband and I added a few shakes of tabasco sauce and some season salt, then it was great.

Oct 09, 2003

This recipe is extremely easy to make and good too. I was quite impressed (even the kids liked it).

Nov 01, 2010

I gave this recipe 5 stars after making a few changes. saute 1 sm. onion diced and 2 tbs minced garlic in tbs of butter. I used family sized soups, 1 lb of real crabmeat, 2c whole milk, 2c skim milk, 1 tbs old bay, salt and pepper to taste, 2-3 tbs parsley and basil. sooo good, gets rave reviews

Oct 09, 2003

It was so simple I decided to saute some mushrooms, onions and fresh garlic. To that I added the crab and heated through before adding to soup. I served it over brown rice to my husband and I had as a soup. He said he would have again, I just thought it was just OK.


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  • Calories
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 1341 mg
  • 54%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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