Tomato-and-Crabmeat Cream Gravy

Tomato-and-Crabmeat Cream Gravy Recipe


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup diced onion
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 pint fresh lump crabmeat, drained*
2 tomatoes, diced


Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; add onion, and sauté 1 minute. Whisk in flour, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until smooth. (Do not brown.) Gradually add chicken broth and cream, whisking until smooth. Stir in salt and ground red pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer until thickened. Stir in crabmeat and tomatoes; cook just until thoroughly heated.

*1 pound unpeeled large, fresh shrimp, cooked and peeled, may be substituted.