16ounceslinguini pastacook according to package directions
Alfredo sauce preparation
In a saucepan, melt butter.
When butter is melted, add the cream cheese. When the cream cheese is softened, add heavy cream and the Parmesan cheese.
Add garlic powder and stir well. Simmer for 15-20 minutes on low. You may wish to season with a little salt and pepper.
Crab Leg preparation
Boil crab legs by filling a large stockpot half full of cold water. Add a tablespoon of salt to the water. Turn the temperature up to high, when the water comes to a boil, add the crab legs.
Once the crab legs are added reduce the temperature to medium, and simmer for six minutes. Remove the crab legs from the water. Use a cracker to remove the meat from the crab legs.
Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain pasta.
Place pasta in a large bowl, pour over alfredo sauce. Stir well. Add crab meat to the pasta after it has been mixed. Gently fold in the crab meat. Plate the pasta and crab met immediately.
Normally, cream cheese isn't used, but it does help thicken the sauce up without much difference to the taste. You can omit it--just be prepared to stay with the sauce a little longer to thicken it. Boil crab legs as you normally would in boiling water. Crack open legs, dab meat lightly with paper towel to remove excess water, and place the meats on top of the alfredo sauce and pasta.