About Olive Garden

Olive Garden is the leading restaurant in the Italian dining segment with more than 800 restaurants, more than 96,000 employees and more than $3.6 billion in annual sales. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), which owns and operates more than 2,100 restaurants that generate over $8.5 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 200,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2014, Darden was named to the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the fourth year in a row. Olive Garden is committed to making a difference in the lives of others in the local community. As part of this commitment, Olive Garden restaurants have donated nearly 30 million pounds of food to local community food banks across the country.




Seafood Pasta Chowder

6 oz Small shells or bowties
3 oz Crab meat
6 tb Butter
1/2 lb Sliced fresh mushrooms
2 pk (1oz each) Newburg sauce

Mix 3 c Milk 1 1/2 c Water 1/4 c Dry white wine 1/4 c sliced green onions.

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Sort crab meat to remove any shell pieces. Melt butter in 3-quart non aluminum sauce pan. Add mushrooms; sauté for 3 minutes. Add sauce mix; stir well.

Add milk, water and wine; stir well with a wire whisk until mixture comes to a boil.

Reduce heat; simmer 5-8 min; stirring constantly.

Add green onions, pasta and crab; stir to combine. Heat through.

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