Red Pepper Crab Soup

A restaurant-quality soup prepared in just minutes.

Red Pepper Crab Soup

Ingredients

  • ¼ cups (40 g)
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup (240 ml) chicken broth
  • 1 cup (240 ml) half & half, with 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 red bell peppers, roasted
  • 2 pounds (900 g) crab meat, cooked
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoons salt

Directions

  1. Sauté onions in olive oil.
  2. Place sautéed onion, broth, half and half with flour, red peppers, lemon juice, and cayenne pepper into Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  5. Blend for 6 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid. Add salt.
  6. Reduce speed to Variable 2 and remove the lid plug. Drop crab meat through the lid plug opening. Stop machine and serve immediately.

Notes

For a non-dairy alternative, substitute soy milk for low fat or skim milk.