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Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup

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Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup – Creamy, hearty and extremely flavorful soup filled with crab meat, wild rice and colorful veggies.

Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup - Creamy, hearty and extremely flavorful soup filled with crab meat, wild rice and colorful veggies.



*slurrrrrp*

Thank you, Louis Kemp Crab Delights®, for sponsoring this post!

Hey Hi, friends! Happy Tuesday! I haven’t talked to you in days, and it feels like an eternity. But, I brought soup (and what a darn good soup it is!) to help us get back into the groove.

Today’s post is sponsored by Louis Kemp Crab Delights®! We are huge fans of their Crab Delights, and when I made this Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup with their crab meat, we cozied up to the soup-pot and devoured all that was in it. 

Tender carrots, peas, and wild rice are also making an appearance in this delicious recipe that resembles a creamy chicken noodle soup – but it isn’t, obviously – and can be made with minimal prep in very little time. Did I hear an Amen?!

I think what I’m trying to tell you is that this recipe is so simple, it’s almost funny. But it’s gonna become a classic! I can feel it.

Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup - Creamy, hearty and extremely flavorful soup filled with crab meat, wild rice and colorful veggies.

Get this. So my plan here was to use up some leftover chicken, buuuuut my deli-drawer (I love my fridge!) decided otherwise – Crab Delights or else! I chose the former and ate half of the crab meat while standing there, thinking of what I could make with it for dinner.

Did you know that Louis Kemp Crab Delights are made from Alaska Pollock and real snow crab? Alaskan Pollock is a highly sustainable Alaskan (maaaaade in the USAaaaa!) caught whitefish and it’s what they use in fish sticks. 

Also, it’s a delicious healthy snack, it’s gluten free, low calorie, and the best part? It’s ready-to-eat! open mouth ➡ insert.
It can also be found in my oh-so-darn-good Bacon, Crab and Avocado Salad.

Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup - Creamy, hearty and extremely flavorful soup filled with crab meat, wild rice and colorful veggies.

THE MOST important, crucial part of this meal is obviously…the veggies. KIDDING! It’s the missing crackers.
Okay, so, uhm, kidding again, BUT I have to tell you that my other half does not like crackers in his soup… weirdo!
I’m all like, heeeey, crackers and soup! It’s like Rachel and Ross!
And he’s all like, nooooo, it’s all in your head.
I’m done arguing.

Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup - Creamy, hearty and extremely flavorful soup filled with crab meat, wild rice and colorful veggies.

Annnnyways… this is so good, you guyz.  Just like that *snapping fingers*, you will forever and ever be in love and wedded to this bowl of gorgeous and soul warming, crab soup. 

!!ONE MORE IMPORTANT THING!! You can receive $1 off on any one Louis Kemp product by going to http://bit.ly/1VWSj82

ENJOY!

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Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup - Creamy, hearty and extremely flavorful soup filled with crab meat, wild rice and colorful veggies.
Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Creamy, hearty and extremely flavorful soup filled with crab meat, wild rice and colorful veggies.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 312 kcal
Author: Katerina | Diethood
Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • pinch salt
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 cups frozen carrots and peas mix
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 bag (8 ounces) Louis Kemp Crab Delights®, roughly chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley , for garnish
Instructions
  1. Prepare rice according to directions listed on the package.
  2. In the meantime, melt 3 tablespoons butter in a soup pot.
  3. Add onion and pinch of salt; continue to cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender.
  4. Stir in garlic and continue to cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Stir in frozen carrots and peas and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add vegetable broth; increase heat to medium-high, add crab meat and rice, and bring mixture to a boil.
  7. Lower heat to a simmer and continue to cook for about 5 minutes.
  8. In the meantime, melt 4 tablespoons butter in a saucepan; add flour and whisk continually for 1 minute.
  9. Continue to whisk and add the milk; continue to cook, stirring constantly until it thickens.
  10. Add the milk mixture to the soup and cook about 5 minutes longer, or until soup is thickened.
  11. Stir in heavy cream.
  12. Garnish with chopped parsley.
  13. Serve.
Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 12

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Crab and Wild Rice Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 312 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 791mg 33%
Potassium 252mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 108.2%
Vitamin C 9.4%
Calcium 4.6%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Louis Kemp Crab Delights®. All opinions are always 100% my own.

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11 Responses
  1. Melisa

    I opened this email and went straight to the market. I’m a greedy girl I used lump crab….. It was so good even my picky husband who swears he doesn’t eat soup gobble it up. This is definitely a keeper ☺️

  2. Kathleen

    OMG! This sounds just out of this world! Have the ingredients on my list and can’t wait to try. My husband said
    “This sounds like a Keeper!!!!” Thanks

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