Virginia Oyster Stew

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Fresh oysters are a big deal on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, so a classic Oyster Stew has become a Christmas Eve tradition in this part of the country. Whether you serve it for Thanksgiving in New England, or enjoy a warm bowl for a cozy weeknight supper in other parts of the world, this rich and creamy soup will soon become a favorite in your home as well!

4
1.5 c whole milk
.5 c half-and-half
1/2 t salt
1/4 t pepper
1/8 t ground nutmeg
4 T butter
1 pint shucked oysters
1 t Worcestershire sauce
  1. Place milk, cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg in a medium saucepan or soup pot. Warm over medium-low heat, stirring regularly, just until hot (about 10 minutes). Do not boil.
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Nutritions

Calories
215

Sodium
390mg
16% DV

Fat
16g
24% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV