How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Lightly coat eight 14-to 16-ounce individual baking dishes with cooking spray; set aside.
  • In large skillet cook onion in butter over medium-low heat about 15 minutes or until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook pasta in 4-quart Dutch oven according to package directions; drain and return to pan.
  • Add flour, salt, and pepper to onion in skillet; stir until combined, about 1 minute.
  • Add milk all at once.
  • Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly.
  • Gradually add chopped cheese; cook over medium-low heat until cheese melts.
  • Stir into pasta.
  • Fold in crab.
  • Transfer to baking dishes.
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  • Place bread pieces in food processor; cover and process to coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle crumbs over pasta mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through and crumbs are golden brown.
  • If desired, add a wedge of Brie to each dish the last 5 minutes of baking time.

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  • jolielives 8 years ago
    Just too good. Has to be illegal. Bring it on.
    Thanks for the genius share.
    I say 5 Claws
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  • binky67 9 years ago
    Kicked Up Mac & Cheese!! I love it! And with Crab too!!! Double love :-) 5 forks
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    " It was excellent "
    flavors ate it and said...
    This I know I will love this. It takes me back to Wednesday night when my hubby and I celebrated our 25th anniversary at our favorite resturant. There we had a baked lobster and brie in phyllio dough mmmmm. Thanks for sharing total 5 baby. MJ
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    " It was excellent "
    greenlord ate it and said...
    Wow. tha sounds delicious and fast. Can be used as a main or side dish. I will definately give it a try !!
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    " It was excellent "
    brianna ate it and said...
    Oh, I agree with Pinkpasta. This is definately a '20' but I guess the best I can do is a '5'. This sounds delicious & I certainly will be trying it. Thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Love it! So unique and gourmet. Brie cheese and crabmeat in pasta sounds like a holy trinity.
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    " It was excellent "
    pinkpasta ate it and said...
    Very different than anything I've seen.
    Deserves nothing less than a 20, Joymarie!
    Thanks for always sharing such unique and delicious dishes...
    Deb~ :D
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    Nice recipe You must have been reading my mind.
    I was thinking of shells. Love this Little Shells Crab N Creamy Brie Cheese baked in individual dishes
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