Creamy Crab Bowtie Pasta

30 Min.
45 Min.
6-8
Ingredients
1
Family Size package Southeastern Mills® Biscuit Gravy Mix
1 Family Size package Southeastern Mills® Biscuit Gravy Mix
1
(1-pound) box bowtie pasta
1 (1-pound) box bowtie pasta
cups water
2½ cups water
1
dried bay leaf
1 dried bay leaf
1
cup cool water
1 cup cool water
2
tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons butter
3
tablespoons tomato paste
3 tablespoons tomato paste
teaspoons Old Bay® Seasoning
1½ teaspoons Old Bay® Seasoning
¼
teaspoon Kosher salt
¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
2
(6-ounce) cans crab meat, rinsed and drained
2 (6-ounce) cans crab meat, rinsed and drained
freshly grated Parmesan cheese (about ½ cup)
freshly grated Parmesan cheese (about ½ cup)
Directions
  1. Prepare bowtie pasta according to package directions. Drain; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, add 2 ½ cups water and bay leaf, bring to a boil.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, add Biscuit Gravy Mix. Pour in 1 cup cool water and stir until blended, set aside.
  4. Reduce boiling water to medium heat. Whisk gravy blend, butter, tomato paste, Old Bay seasoning and salt into water.
  5. Whisk and cook over medium heat until sauce begins to thicken.
  6. Gently stir in lump crabmeat, heat thoroughly. Add additional water if desired.
  7. Remove bay leaf.
  8. Pour over prepared pasta and gently toss.
  9. Top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.