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Crab Giovanni

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, coarsely chopped
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
  Medium conchiglie 6 Ounce
  Boiling salted water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked crab 3⁄4 Pound (Fresh Or Canned)
  Sliced stuffed green olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a wide frying pan over medium heat, melt butter.
Add onions, mushrooms, and garlic and cook until onions are limp (about 5 minutes).
Following package directions, cook pasta in a large kettle of boiling salted water until al dente; drain and combine with onion-mushroom mixture.
Add crab, olives, cheese, sour cream, tomatoes and their liquid (break up tomatoes with a spoon), salt, and basil.
Pour mixture into a greased 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
If made ahead, cover and refrigerate until next day.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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