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Angel Acres Maryland Crab Soup

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Serves 16 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 200


1lb of lump crab meat
1lb crab claw meat
10 crab claws (cleaned and whole)
6 quarts water
2 handfuls of parsley
7 stalks of celery chopped
1 lg. onion chopped
1 head cabbage chopped
1 can tomatoes chopped
4-5 med. potatoes, chopped
1 bag frozen vegetables
2 tsp coarse salt ( may need more, adjust to your taste)
pepper (to taste)
1 bay leaf
2 T sugar
2 TSP Old Bay Seasoning

Pour water into large pot and add parsley, celery, onion, cabbage, tomatoes, bay leaf and salt and pepper.

Simmer for 2 hours

Set aside meat and let cool.

Add potatoes and frozen vegetables at the beginning of 2nd hour of simmering time.

Add sugar and Old Bay Seasoning about 15 min before soup is done.

Add Crab meat to soup

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This is a variation of my mother-in-laws vegetable soup - she's a Marylander and makes a mean crab soup. You will want to try this recipe!

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