Easy Pasta Recipes : Crab Bow Tie Parmesan Alfredo

Create a Gourmet Meal in 30 minutes with this Easy Pasta Recipes.

I hate wasting food and when left with a big pile of uneaten crab legs, I headed to my cupboard to see what I could find. In 30 minutes I had created a delicious meal that left everyone asking for seconds and me with a dinner done before they could melt down.


Easy Pasta Recipes : Crab Bow Tie Parmesan Alfredo


  • 1 -16 oz Box of Bow Tie Pasta
  • 2 cups Crab Meat Cooked and Chopped (leftovers from crab legs work just fine)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese fresh or powdered
  • 1 Tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 cup half and half or whipping cream
  • 1 can Progresso Recipe Starters - Creamy Parmesan Basil Cooking Sauce


  • Prepare Bow Tie Pasta according to directions.
  • In Large Skillet, combine butter, onion and garlic.
  • Cook until onion and garlic are soft and lightly brown.
  • Slowly stir in Half and Half, Pepper, Parmesan Cheese, and Creamy Parmesan Basil Sauce.
  • Make sure to stir so that all ingredients together.
  • Slowly Simmer over medium-low heat until sauce is warmed.
  • Add Crab Meat and continue to simmer for a few more minutes, make sure to stir often.
  • Remove from heat and toss in Cooked and Drained Bow Tie Pasta.
  • Serve with additional Parmesan Cheese to taste.

 Easy Pasta Recipes Substitutions:

Meat: Chicken, Steak, Lobster, Fresh Salmon or Tuna

Pasta: Fettuccine, Angel Hair, or Penne

Vegetables: Mushrooms, Artichokes, or Asparagus


Topic: Easy Pasta Recipes