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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 279.7
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,307.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 11.8 g

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Light Crab & Corn Bisque

Submitted by: HEYWOOD417

Introduction

A delicious creamy soup that feels completely decadent, but is less than 300 calories per serving. A delicious creamy soup that feels completely decadent, but is less than 300 calories per serving.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 medium onions chopped
    2 tbs. olive oil (Extra Virgin)
    1/4 large red bell pepper chopped
    2 ribs celery, finely chopped
    1 - 16oz. can whole kernel corn, undrained
    1 - 8oz. can sliced mushrooms, undrained
    1 - 16oz. can Italian style tomatoes coarsely diced
    1 tsp. sugar
    1 - 10 3/4oz. can 98% fat free cream of mushroom soup
    1 - 16oz. can cream style corn
    1 lb. Louis Kemp Crab Delights imitation crab, flaked
    1 tsp. dried and crushed sweet basil
    3 bay leaves
    1/2 tsp. dried thyme leaves
    4 tsp cajun seasoning
    2 tsp. garlic powder
    1 - tsp. liquid crab boil (not dried)
    1 cup fat free Half-N-Half cream
    2 tbs. fresh parsley chopped
    1/2 lb. light Velveeta
    Salt and Pepper to taste
    Thinly sliced green onion tops
    Your favorite crackers

Directions

In a 6 - quart dutch oven, over medium heat, sauté the onion until transparent. Add bell pepper and celery, sauté until just tender.

Stir in the whole kernel corn, mushrooms, tomatoes and sugar. Bring to a boil and cook 5 minutes. Add mushroom soup, cream style corn and half of the crab meat mixing well after each addition.

Add the sweet basil, bay leaves, thyme, garlic powder and liquid crab boil.

Lower heat to medium and cook 15 minutes., stirring often to prevent scorching. Turn heat to low and blend in Half-N-Half, parsley and remaining crab meat. Simmer 5 minutes and stir in cheese until melted.

Salt and pepper to taste. Remove bay leaves, ladle into deep bowls, garnish with green onions serve immediately with crackers.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HEYWOOD417.






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