Olive Garden Seafood Pasta Chowder


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


Cook pasta according to package directions. Sort crab meat to remove any shell pieces. Melt butter in 3-quart non-aluminum saucepan. Add mushrooms; sauté for 3 minutes. Add sauce mix; stir well. 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.

Add green onions, pasta and crab; stir to combine. Heat through.

Spoon into serving bowls and garnish each serving with chopped parsley.

Makes 4

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