Corn and Crab Bisque

Ms. Lou's Corn and Crab bisque is a sweet, creamy dish that will have your friends begging for more!

Ingredients

 1/2 cup butter
 1 cup chopped onions
 1 cup chopped celery
 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
 1 toe garlic diced
 1/2 cup flour
 1 cup seafood stock
 8 ounces cream cheese
 1 quart half & half
 14 oz. can of white, sweet corn
 1 lb. crabmeat
 Salt
 White pepper
 Red pepper

Directions

1

In a heavy bottom sauté pan, melt butter over medium high heat. Add onions, celery, bell pepper, and garlic. Sauté for five minutes or until vegetables are wilted.

2

Reduce heat slightly. Add flour. Using a wire wisk, stir until blended and white (Do not brown). Add stock in small amounts stirring constantly until blended. Reduce to a simmer and cook for five minutes. (Do not let boil)

3

Put softened cream cheese in a food processor with one cup of half and half; lightly process for one minute. Add to sauté pan and cook for three minutes.

4

Add the remaining half and half, sweet corn, crabmeat, salt and pepper to taste. Let simmer for 10 minutes.

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