spicy cajun crab and greens soup

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Servs: 6

Cajun seasoning spikes this soup with heat, so adjust according to your taste. Serve with: Jalape?o corn bread and carrot sticks. Dessert: Cheesecake topped with thawed sliced frozen peaches.

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  • add   1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • add   1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • add   3 to 5 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • add   2 1/2 cups bottled clam juice
  • add   2 14 1/2-ounce cans diced tomatoes with caramelized onion, in juice
  • add   1 6-ounce bag baby spinach leaves
  • add   2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • add   1 garlic clove, pressed
  • add   1 pound lump crabmeat

Instructions

  1. Whisk oil and flour in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat until smooth and golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add enough Cajun seasoning to season to taste and stir 30 seconds.
  3. Add clam juice and stir until smooth. Add tomatoes with juices.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 3 minutes. Add spinach, thyme, and garlic and simmer until spinach is just wilted, about 1 minute.
  5. Add crabmeat and simmer until heated through, stirring gently.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into bowls and serve.