Tomato Crab Soup

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Qi Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity

Tomato Crab Soup
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed tomato soup
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (6 ounce) can crabmeat
1 pint half-and-half cream

In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook garlic and onion in oil until softened. Stir in tomato soup, tomatoes and crabmeat and heat through. Stir in half-and-half and cook until bubbly.

Analysis:
Tomato – sweet. Sour, cold, promotes fluids, clears heat, promotes urination, supplements kidney.
Crab- Salty, cold, clears heat drains damp, invigorates blood, mends bone
Cream – sweet, neutral, supplements qi, nourishes blood, moistens dryness
Garlic – hot and pungent, anti-viral, anti-fungal, detoxifies meat and seafood, kills worms, removes stagnant blood and reduces abscesses