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Anyone have a really good creamy crab pasta salad recipe??

Hubby loves crab and I hardly ever make it. Now that I have some I was thinking for a BBQ we are having tomorrow a pasta salad with crab would be perfect!
Any good recipes??


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Asked by momavanessa at 12:09 AM on Jan. 4, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • You can make an alfredo sauce like from Olive Garden and just add the crab to it.
    1 1/2 cup milk
    1 1/2 cup heavy cream
    1/2 cup imported Parmesan cheese, grated
    1/2 cup imported Romano cheese, grated
    6 egg yolks from fresh jumbo eggs
    Salt and black pepper to taste
    •HEAT milk and cream in a heavy bottom saucepan until it begins to simmer. Turn off heat. Slowly whip in cheese, then remove from heat.
    •PLACE egg yolks in a separate bowl and slowly whip in a portion of the hot milk and cream mixture. Slowly add egg yolk mixture back into remaining cream mixture. Place back on very low heat and continually stir until simmering. Take sauce off heat so it thickens. (This will increase temperature of egg yolks, known as tempering).
    •SEASON to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve over your favorite pasta.

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 10:10 AM on Jan. 4, 2013

  • Crab Alfredo Pasta

    4 cup flour,  2 cups milk,  1 cup grated parmesan cheese,  1/4 cup cream cheese,  1/2 tsp garlic powder,  1/2 tsp onion powder,  1 tsp parsley, chopped,  1/8 tsp nutmeg,  3 cups lump crab meat,  salt and pepper to taste.    Cook pasta according to directions on box and set aside. Melt butter over a medium fire, the stir in flour to make a roux. Whisk milk slowly into flour and butter mixture. Don’t add the milk too fast or you will end up with a lumpy sauce. On a low fire, add parmesan cheese, nutmeg, parsley, onion powder, garlic powder, cream cheese, salt and pepper. Stir until well combined. Add crab meat and cook until heated through. Stir in the pasta making sure to coat it well, garnish with additional chopped parsley or chives and grated parmesan

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 10:22 AM on Jan. 4, 2013

  • crab3 this picture goeswith the Crab Alfredo Pasta recipe above, but my computer is being stupid these days and wouldnt let me post it.


    Answer by cassie_kellison at 10:23 AM on Jan. 4, 2013

  • Yum these sound good.

    Answer by booklover545 at 11:49 AM on Jan. 4, 2013

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