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Crab and Corn Pasta

8 - 10
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
32 min
20 min
12 min
If you have all the ingredients on hand, this simple supper can be made in 20 minutes, tops!


Uncooked penne

6 oz

Vegetable oil

1 tbsp(s)

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, seeded and thinly sliced

Uncooked onion(s)

2 medium, sliced

All-purpose flour

2 tbsp(s)

Fat free skim milk

2 cup(s)

Frozen corn kernels

10 oz, thawed

Dried basil

1 tsp(s)

Table salt

½ tsp(s)

Black pepper

¼ pinch

Grated Parmesan cheese

2 tbsp(s)

Canned crabmeat

6 oz, drained

Fresh parsley

2 tbsp(s), chopped


  1. Cook the penne according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
  2. In a large nonstick saucepan, heat the oil. Sauté bell pepper and onions until softened, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with flour; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk; bring to a boil and cook, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes. Stir in corn, crabmeat, basil, salt and pepper. Remove from the heat; stir in penne. Reheat 2-3 minutes and serve, sprinkled with cheese and parsley.