Kelleigh's Creamy Crab Pasta Sauce
March 16, 2012
"My daughter created this recipe to serve on fresh pasta we bought at Philadelphia’s Italian Market! Delicious! Serve with focaccia bread."
- Serving Size: 1 (302.5 g)
- Calories 389.9
- Total Fat - 28.4 g
- Saturated Fat - 14.2 g
- Cholesterol - 61.5 mg
- Sodium - 458.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 22.6 g
- Dietary Fiber - 2.5 g
- Sugars - 10.5 g
- Protein - 14.3 g
- Calcium - 452.2 mg
- Iron - 1 mg
- Vitamin C - 41.3 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg
In large skillet saute onion in oil until tender on medium low heat for about 10 minutes stirring frequently.
Add bell pepper and saute an additional 10 minutes stirring frequently.
Add garlic and saute mixture another 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add 4 tablespoons butter and mix together.
Then add flour, mix together and stir fry for an additional 8 minutes stirring frequently.
Add lemon juice, and then add milk, stirring frequently and bring to a boil (don’t let milk burn), then reduce to simmer for 15 minutes.
Then add mascarpone cheese and lemon zest, stirring frequently producing a nice thick creamy consistency.
Add (optional) Old Bay seasoning and mix together.
Add 2 tablespoons parsley to mixture and stir together.
Add crab and mix together, (salt and pepper to taste), remove from heat, and serve on your favorite pasta.
Garnish with fresh chives.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.