Australian Crab and Asparagus Soup Recipe

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Australian Crab and Asparagus Soup
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  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, warm the oil. Saute the onion, celery, carrot, garlic and shallots, stirring occasionally, till vegetables are soft (about 5 minutes).
  2. Sprinkle with flour and stir quickly to combine.
  3. Add the milk, stirring constantly, and cook till sauce is smooth.
  4. Add the water, sherry, rice, worcestershire, bay leaf, thyme, salt, pepper and lemon zest.
  5. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  6. Stir in the crab and asparagus.
  7. Cover the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, till the soup is thickened and the asparagus is cooked.
  8. Discard bay leaf and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 308.49 Kcal (1292 kJ)
Calories from fat 37.47 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.16g 6%
Cholesterol 3.29mg 1%
Sodium 317.7mg 13%
Potassium 603.01mg 13%
Total Carbs 28.17g 9%
Sugars 13.95g 56%
Dietary Fiber 3.21g 13%
Protein 20.14g 40%
Vitamin C 10.2mg 17%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 385.8mg 39%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 75.79 Kcal (317 kJ)
Calories from fat 9.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.02g 6%
Cholesterol 0.81mg 1%
Sodium 78.05mg 13%
Potassium 148.15mg 13%
Total Carbs 6.92g 9%
Sugars 3.43g 56%
Dietary Fiber 0.79g 13%
Protein 4.95g 40%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 17%
Iron 0.3mg 8%
Calcium 94.8mg 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.9
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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