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Recipe of the Week - Crab Bisque

INGREDIENTS: 3 Tblspn olive oil
3 Tblspn onion, finely minced
1 clove garlic, minced
3 Tblspn flour
3 cups tomato juice
1 12-oz can evaporated milk
1/4 tspn thyme
1/4 tspn basil
1/4 tspn Old Bay Seasoning
1/8 tspn red pepper flakes
1/4 tspn Worcestershire sauce
1 tspn sweetener
Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
10 oz lump crab meat
DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine the onion, garlic, and
    olive oil. Cook about 10 minutes or until they soften.
  2. Add flour and cook for one minute.
  3. Add tomato juice, milk, and seasonings.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Stir occasionally. The mixture should thicken after simmering 15 minutes.
  5. Add the crab meat, stir, and remove the bisque from heat.
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