Easy Low Fat Crab Bisque

Easy Low Fat Crab Bisque

Prep Time

25 minutes

Cook Time



Easy Low Fat Crab Bisque

Bisque is a rich, thick soup usually made with cream and shellfish such as crab, shrimp or lobster. By using no-fat gravy mix and evaporated skim milk, we have maintained the creaminess of the classic version, but without all the calories.

This recipe courtesy of Pioneer Brand, C.H.Guenther & Son, Inc.


  • 1/2 cup Chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) fat free, reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced Italian-style tomatoes with herbs, undrained
  • 2 cups frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1 each Bay leaf
  • 1 package (2.75 ounces) Pioneer No-fat Country Gravy
  • 8 ounces Imitation crabmeat
  • 1 1/2 cups Evaporated skim milk


  • 1 In large saucepan, cook and stir onions in oil until onions are translucent.
  • 2 Reserve 1/2 cup chicken broth; set aside. Add remaining broth, tomatoes, potatoes and bay leaf to onions. Heat to a boil.
  • 3 Cook, covered, over medium heat for 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  • 4 Dissolve Pioneer No-fat Country Gravy Mix in reserved chicken broth. Stir into tomato mixture until thickened.
  • 5 Stir in crabmeat and evaporated milk; heat through. Remove bay leaf before serving.


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