Maryland Crab Soup Recipe

Maryland Crab Soup Recipe

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How To Make Maryland Crab Soup

Umami-filled crab soup can enhance any meal. Try this this simple recipe with fresh blue crabs and a handful of ingredients for a well-rounded flavor.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 14½ozstewed tomatoes,2 cans
  • 3cupswater
  • 1cupfresh lima beans
  • 1cupcorn kernels,frozen
  • 1cupcarrots,sliced
  • 2tbsponion,chopped
  • 2tbspOld Bay Seasoning
  • 2cupsbeef broth
  • 1lbblue crab crabmeat
  • 10blue crab claws,steamed
  • 1gallonwater


  1. Place whole tomatoes, water, lima beans, corn, sliced carrots, chopped onion, Old Bay seasoning, and beef broth, in a 4-quart pot. Heat to simmer, cover, and cook for 5 minutes.

  2. Bring 1 gallon water to boil. Add crab claws and boil 6 minutes. Drain crab and set aside

  3. Stir crabmeat into tomato and vegetable mixture. Cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes longer. Serve hot.


  • Calories: 113.34kcal
  • Fat: 1.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.25g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.20g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.74g
  • Fiber: 2.39g
  • Sugar: 2.69g
  • Protein: 14.97g
  • Cholesterol: 60.38mg
  • Sodium: 487.75mg
  • Calcium: 110.12mg
  • Potassium: 513.63mg
  • Iron: 1.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 115.38µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.93mg
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