Friday, February 19, 2010

Recipe: Crabmeat and Mushroom Bisque

(printable recipe)
Ingredients:
6 tbsps. butter
4 tbsps. finely chopped onion
4 tbsps. finely chopped green pepper
1 scallion, including the top, coarsely chopped
2 tbsps. chopped parsley
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
2 tbsps. flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 cup half and half
1 1/2 cups cooked crabmeat or frozen crabmeat (1 lb. equals 2 cups)
1-2   tbsps. sherry
  
Directions:
1. In a medium skillet, heat 4 tbsps. butter.   Add onion, green pepper, scallion, parsley and mushrooms.   Saute until soft but not brown.   Set aside.
2. In a large sauce pan, heat remaining 2 tbsps. of butter; remove from heat.   Stir in flour with a whisk.   Gradually add milk.   Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and smooth.   Stir in salt and pepper.
3.   Add sauteed vegetables and half and half.   Bring to a boil while stirring.   Reduce heat and add crabmeat.   Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
4.   Just before serving, stir in sherry.

Number Of Servings:4 servings

 
 

9 comments:

Our Comfy~ Cozy Life!!!! said...

I'm a follower! I am also going to add you to my favs...I love the recipes!!!! Beautiful blog!!!!!

cookies and cups said...

Oh wow, this soup looks like the ultimate!

Jane said...

Thanks for stopping by Finding Fabulous last night! I followed ya back! Wow, thanks for the bisque recipe. I seriously think I'm going to try this tonight!

Jenn said...

YUM! I'm definitely going to try this!

The Tablescaper said...

This looks so good! I made a copy and can't wait to try it.

- The Tablescaper

Gypsy aka Tam said...

Thank you for inviting me over - I'm following you now as well. That recipe sounds sooo good.
Tam

Joanne Kennedy said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I took some time and went through your blog. I printed out several of the recipes. YUM!

Your tablesettings are wonderful. I love that table runner you used in the blue and yellow table setting.

I'm now a follower of your blog! Love it.

Hugs,
Joanne

Jane said...

Ok....you had me at crab bisque!!! That looks heavenly and I'm definitely going to give this a try. I'm not much of a cook and always love getting a good recipe so if you keep posting recipes like this I have to follow :-)
Thanks for stopping by my blog.
Jane

Diane {createdbydiane.blogspot.com} said...

YUM! That looks delicious.

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