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A Sweet Potato-Crab Chowder

Courses: Soup
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozChopped tasso - (abt 2 oz)
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozChopped shallots
2   Garlic cloves - minced
2 cups 292g / 10ozPeeled, 1/2" diced sweet potatoes
1 cup 237mlLight broth or water
1 cup 237mlHeavy cream
2 cups 474mlMilk
2 tablespoons 30mlFlour
1 lb 454g / 16ozCrabmeat
3 tablespoons 45mlChopped chives
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

In a large soup pot over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the tasso and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add the shallots and cook for 3 minutes. Add the garlic, sweet potatoes, and water and bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the cream, milk, and flour. Add to the soup and cook until the mixture begins to thicken. Add the crabmeat and the chives. Season with the salt and pepper to taste.

Source:
ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-2186 broadcast 08-29-1996) - Downloaded from their Web-Site - http://www.foodtv.com

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