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Olive Garden Seafood Pasta Chowder


  • 6 ounces small shells or bowties
  • 3 ounces crab meat
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 (1 ounce) package Newburg sauce mix
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Sort crab meat to remove any shell pieces.
  2. Melt butter in 3-quart non-aluminum saucepan.
  3. Add mushrooms; sauté for 3 minutes.
  4. Add sauce mix; stir well.
  5. Add milk, water and wine; stir well with a wire whisk until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Add green onions, pasta and crab; stir to combine. Heat through.
  7. Spoon into serving bowls and garnish each serving with chopped parsley.

Posted by dizzybreez at Recipe Goldmine May 4, 2001.

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