Crab Pasta Alfredo (Red Lobster Crab Alfredo Copycat Recipe)

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Crab Pasta Alfredo (Red Lobster Crab Alfredo Copycat Recipe)

Do you like crab? What about alfredo sauce? If you like those two things you probably like Red Lobster’s Crab Alfredo. If you do then you’re going to want to bookmark this post, as I have a copycat recipe for you. Check it out!

Crab Alfredo With Pasta (Red Lobster’s Crab Alfredo)


  • 1 pint of Half & Half
  • 1 stick of butter, unsalted
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 to 6 Crab legs
  • Pasta of your choice


Melt butter in a saucepan. Add the cream cheese once butter is melted. Add the heavy cream and the Parmesan cheese once the cream cheese is softened. Add garlic powder to the mix and stir well. Set burner to low and simmer concoction for 15 to 20 minutes. Salt and pepper to your taste.

In a large stock pot or pan, bring water to boil. Add the crab legs and cook until done. Remove from pot and crack open the crab legs. Blot with paper towel to get the excess water off.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions until just done, or el dente. Drain and rinse pasta. In a large bowl, add the cooked pasta and Alfredo sauce. Stir until combined.

Place Alfredo pasta on a plates or in serving bowls. Place the cooked crab on top of the pasta.

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What’s your favorite dish that features alfredo sauce?

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patricia Marsden January 16, 2015 - 7:09 am

Pasta of course.

Michele January 18, 2015 - 11:47 pm

I actually do not like Alfredo Sauce, or any sauce for that matter, I do like Red Lobster and usually get their stuffed flounder!

Stefani Tolson January 19, 2015 - 11:30 pm

This looks really good. I want to try this. Yum!


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