“The ultimate summertime soup. This recipe comes from the always lovely Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans. My favorite hotel in the big city. I love this soup. I could eat this any time of year but do prefer it on a hot day with a chilled dry white wine.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the tomatoes, garlic, cucumber, onion, bell pepper, cayenne, cumin, vinegar, and oil in a blender or food processor fitted with the metal blade and puree on high for 1 minutes, or until the mixture reaches the consistency of tomato soup.
  2. Season with salt and pepper, cover, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  3. Place four glass serving bowls in the freezer to chill.
  4. Refrigerate the crabmeat until ready to use.
  5. When the soup is thoroughly chilled, remove from the refrigerator and stir well.
  6. Pour equal portions into the four chilled bowls.
  7. Spoon an equal portion of crabmeat into the center of each and sprinkle with the minced basil.
  8. Serve immediately.

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