Creamy Crab Bowtie Pasta

  • Preparation Time
    30 min.
  • Cooking Time
    45 min.
  • Serves

Recipe tags: gravy mix, advanced difficulty, lunch, stovetop


1 lb bowtie pasta
2½ cups water
1 dried bay leaf
1 pkg Southeastern Mills® Biscuit Gravy Mix
1 cup cool water
2 Tbsp butter
3 Tbsp tomato paste
1½ tsp Old Bay® Seasoning
¼ tsp Kosher salt
2 cans crab meat, rinsed and drained (6-ounce)
½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  • 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. Pour over prepared pasta and gently toss. Top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.