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Crab and Corn Pasta

11
8
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
32 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
If you have all the ingredients on hand, this simple supper can be made in 20 minutes, tops!

Ingredients

Uncooked penne

6 oz

Vegetable oil

1 Tbsp

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, seeded and thinly sliced

Uncooked onion(s)

2 medium, sliced

All-purpose flour

2 Tbsp

Fat free skim milk

2 cup(s)

Frozen corn kernels

10 oz, thawed

Dried basil

1 tsp

Table salt

½ tsp

Black pepper

¼ pinch

Grated Parmesan cheese

2 Tbsp

Canned crabmeat

6 oz, drained

Fresh parsley

2 Tbsp, chopped

Instructions

  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.