Olive Garden Seafood Pasta Chowder
6 ounces small shells or bowtie pasta
3 ounces crab meat
6 tablespoons butter
½ pound sliced fresh mushrooms
2 (1-ounce) packages Newburg sauce
3 cups milk
1½ cups water
¼ cup dry white wine
¼ cup sliced green onions
Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
Sort the crab meat to remove any shell pieces.
Melt the butter in a 3-quart sauce pan. Add the mushrooms and sauté for 3 minutes.
Add the Newburg sauce and stir well.
Add the milk, water, and wine and stir well until the mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5–8 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add the green onions, pasta, and crab. Stir to combine and heat another 5–10 minutes.