Olive Garden Seafood Pasta Chowder
Posted by dizzybreez at anonymous May 4, 2001
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
Cook pasta according to package directions. Sort crab meat to remove any shell pieces. Melt butter in 3-quart non-aluminum saucepan. Add mushrooms; saut? 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.