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Cajun Shrimp Soup

 Cajun Shrimp Soup
My mom used to cut the corn off the cob to make this soup, but I use canned cream-style corn. This is a very good dish to come home to on a chilly day.
8-10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cans (14-3/4 ounces each) cream-style corn
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 3 cups cooked small shrimp
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Carefully add flour;
  • cook and stir until golden brown, about 6-8 minutes. Reduce heat to
  • low. Add the celery, onion, green pepper and green onions; cook and
  • stir for 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the corn,
  • tomatoes, bay leaf, white pepper, cayenne and pepper sauce; bring to
  • a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  • Stir in shrimp and parsley; heat through. Discard bay leaf. Yield:

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Cajun Shrimp Soup (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 8-10 servings (2-3/4 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 131 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 1,026 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein.