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Crab Mac & Cheese
by True North Seafood

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

30 Minutes



  • 1 lb Cavatappi or elbow macaroni

  • 1/4 cup butter

  • 3 tbsp flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1/3 cup heavy cream

  • 3 cups mild yellow cheddar cheese

  • 1 cup extra sharp white cheddar cheese

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tsp salt



Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2

Lightly butter casserole dish.  In a medium skillet heat butter and oil.  Add Panko and cook, stirring until lightly browned.  Remove from heat and stir in Parmesan cheese.  Set aside.

Step 3

Cook the pasta in boiling salted water until al dente.  Drain well.

Step 4

In a medium saucepan, melt butter and whisk in flour.  Cook and stir for several minutes until bubbling.

Step 5

Whisk in milk and cream and cook, stirring constantly until thickened and smooth.

Step 6

Remove from heat and add the cheese, salt, and mustard.

Step 7

Add in the drained pasta.

Step 8

Gently stir in 1-1/4 cups crab meat.  Spoon into prepared casserole.

Step 9

Place extra crab meat on top and sprinkle lightly with crumb topping.

Step 10

Bake 25 to 30 minutes until sauce is bubbly and top is golden brown.

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