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Recipe Name: A Sweet Potato-crab Chowder Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 4

2 Tablespoon(s) Olive oil
1/4 Cup(s) Chopped tasso -, abt 2 oz
1/4 Cup(s) Chopped shallots
2 Garlic cloves, minced
2 Cup(s) Peeled, 1/2" diced sweet
1 Cup(s) Light broth or water
1 Cup(s) Heavy cream
2 Cup(s) Milk
2 Tablespoon(s) Flour
1 Pound(s) Crabmeat
3 Tablespoon(s) Chopped chives
Salt, to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper
to taste
In a large soup pot over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the tasso and
cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add the shallots and cook for 3 minutes.
Add the garlic, sweet potatoes, and water and bring to a boil. Cover
and cook for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. In a medium
bowl, whisk together the cream, milk, and flour. Add to the soup and
cook until the mixture begins to thicken. Add the crabmeat and the
chives. Season with the salt and pepper to taste. This recipe yields 4
entree portions, or 6 to 8 side portions. Recipe Source: ESSENCE OF
EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse >From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-2186
broadcast 08-29-1996) Downloaded from their Web-Site - Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR
MAD - ~or- 11-08-1996
Recipe by: Emeril Lagasse Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l. Posted to
MM-Recipes Digest by Alan Hewitt <> on Nov 12,

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 447
Calories From Fat: 277
Total Fat: 31.5g
Cholesterol: 91.3mg
Sodium: 388.5mg
Potassium: 815.1mg
Carbohydrates: 34.8g
Fiber: 3.7g
Sugar: 12g
Protein: 8.8g

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