Try this Winter Squash Crab Bisque recipe, or contribute your own.
Soup tastes creamy and butter rich due to the smooth bits of crab and the puree with nfdm powder. Cilantro does not dominate; it surprises. I used Sharwoods mild curry. Serve as appetizer or entree. The homemade vegetable broth had much character. (220 cals, 3.7 g fat without cheese; 272, 7.8 with) * Heat peanut oil in heavy bottom soup pot over moderately hot burner; add the onion; season with a few cranks of salt and pepper; saute, stirring often. * Add cubed squash, cubed potatoes and carrot pieces. Stir to coat well with oil. Add the broths and optional chicken bouillon. Add herbs and spices. Bring slowly just to a boil; partially cover and simmer for about 45 minutes, stirring ocassionally. The chunks should be ready to puree. * Puree about 1/2 of the soup. Add milk powder to the puree. Return the puree to the pot. Add hoisin sauce, and finely flaked crab meat. Simmer about 5 minutes to warm the crab. Taste and correct seasoning, if necessary. Just before serving, stir in the roughly chopped or snipped cilantro. VEG BROTH: 2 carrots, 1 turnips, 2 parsnip, 2 new potatoes, 1 fennel, 2 stalks celery, white pepper, 2 bay leaves, garni of fresh parsley and thyme sprigs.. Enough water to cover. Simmer, never boil, for 60 to 90 minutes. Let cool. Strain. Freeze in 1 or 2 cup containers. Recipe By : Pat Hanneman (Nov 1996) Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #278 Date: Mon, 4 Nov 1996 19:38:54 -0800 (PST) From: PatH
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jerZgirlchef11 6y agoVery good fall/winter soup.....my husband loved it! I did not use the dry milk but used fat free half & half instead to thin out a little. Soup was very thick! The recipe is great as is but I think that the next time I might add a can of diced tomatoes....change it up a little!