Lobster Soup


My mom has used this lobster soup recipe since I can remember. A special treat at Thanksgiving and always a hit! For an even better flavor, you can simmer the soup for longer before adding cream. May also may be made the day before — add cream when ready to reheat and serve.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 6 tablespoons margarine

  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth

  • 2 ½ cups lobster meat

  • 4 ½ cups milk

  • 1 ½ onions, thinly sliced

  • 1 pinch celery flakes

  • 1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • salt to taste

  • ¾ cup light cream


  1. Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and celery flakes; blend well. Slowly stir in milk and chicken stock; cook and stir for 10 minutes. Add lobster, onion, and parsley; cook and stir until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.

  2. Add cream to desired consistency; reheat and season to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

307 Calories
18g Fat
16g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 307
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 528mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 250mg 19%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 531mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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