Just Add Crab Mac & Cheese

  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Total Time: 35m


  • 1 package (4-5lb) Mac & Cheese
  • 2 pounds Crab Meat (thawed if using frozen)
  • Add In Suggestions, you can use one or a combination;
  • Roasted or Grilled Artichoke Hearts
  • Roasted Red Peppers
  • Chopped Wilted Spinach
  • Caramelized Onions, diced
  • Roasted Mushrooms
  • Smoked Bacon, chopped
  • Fire Roasted or Slow Roasted Tomatoes, diced
  • Fire Roasted Green Chilies
  • Roasted or Grilled Corn
  • Roasted Butternut Squash, diced
  • Butter Braised Leeks
  • Sliced Scallions
  • Chives
  • Topping Suggestions;
  • Buttery Toasted Fresh Breadcrumbs, can add fresh chopped herbs like parsley, tarragon chives or thyme
  • Crispy Fried Leeks or Shallots
  • Crushed Chips or Crackers
  • Parmesan and Panko breadcrumbs
  • More cheese!


  1. To serve simply combine the mac & cheese with the crab and the extra ingredients and portion into serving dishes or bake whole in a large pan if serving family style or for a buffet. Cover with your favorite topping and bake until golden brown, bubbling on the sides and heated through. The recipe shown is with a premade “premium” white cheddar mac & cheese and our frozen jumbo lump crab.

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