Rating: 4 stars
15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 15 Ratings

This elegant soup is so simple to prepare and is ready in 20 minutes. Cream of mushroom soup is the starter base.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 3-quart saucepan combine milk, asparagus soup, mushroom soup, and half-and-half. Bring just to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently. Stir in crabmeat and dry sherry; heat through. To serve, ladle bisque into bowls. If desired, garnish each serving with chives. Makes 6 main-dish servings.

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Easy Shrimp Bisque:

Prepare as above except substitute cream of shrimp soup for the cream of mushroom soup and 8 ounces cooked, small shrimp for the crabmeat.

Easy Mushroom Bisque:

Prepare as above except cook and stir 2 cups sliced fresh button, shiitake, and/or portobello mushrooms in 2 tablespoons hot butter until tender. Continue as directed, omitting crabmeat. Omit chives. If desired, garnish each serving with additional sauteed mushrooms and caramelized onions.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 51mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 15g; protein 12g; sodium 882mg; potassium 433mg; calcium 222.1mg; iron 1.3mg.
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