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Luciles Sweet Potato Crab Soup

From Daily Camera 11/24/99, John Lehndorff

8 Servings

1-1/4 lb sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut in slices
1-1/2 cups chopped yellow onions
3/4 cup chopped green bell peppers
3/4 cup chopped celery
butter or vegetable oil
3/4 cup sherry
1-1/2 cups milk
2 cups cream
2-14/ TB brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 TB and 1 tsp Lucile's Creole Seasonin
1/4 Lb Crabmeat

Boil sweet potatoes or yams until soft. Saute onions, green peppers and celery in oil or butter until soft. Then add sherry and boil for 3 minutes. Puree vegetables with the sweet potatoes in a food processor. Put into soup pot with remaining ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes. Makes 8 servings.