Crab & Red Pepper Chowder

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 242.5
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 918.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 11.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 medium red bell peppers, sliced
    1 rib of celery, finely chopped
    8 oz. russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
    3/4 c. water
    2 c. nonfat milk
    12 oz. crabmeat
    1 cup corn (thawed if using frozen)
    1/2 cup finely chopped scallions (green and white parts)
    1 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
    1/2 c. fresh parsley, snipped
    3 Tbsp. light tub margarine
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper


Heat a large stockpot over medium-high. Spray lightly with Pam and cook bell peppers and celery 3-4 minutes or until the peppers are tender-crisp.

Add the potatoes and water. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 8 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

Increase heat to medium. Stir in the milk. Mash the soup lightly with a potato masher to thicken slightly.

Stir in the crabmeat, corn, scallions, and Old Bay. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes or until heated thoroughly. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients. Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes to absorb flavors.

Makes 4 1.5-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GYPZYE.

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Look for Old Bay near the seafood in your grocery store. Can't wait to try this! - 1/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was very delicious and surprisingly easy to make. I wanted to make this because I had something similar in a restaurant--this one was better! - 8/4/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made this last night and loved it. It was delicious, easy to make, and perfect for being cozy on the couch on a cold and rainy night! My boyfriend voted this a repeat dinner. - 10/15/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! This will absolutley be a regular in our house. - 9/10/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very easy, very tasty, and with the red peppers and parsley, looks great too! We will definitely make this again. - 2/8/10

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