My husband adores crab and pasta is a favorite of mine. You will also love this 10 Minute Spaghetti Carbonara, I can’t tell you how excited I am to share this recipe for this super-easy one-pot crab pasta. You can use crab meat as I have done or replace with king prawns. A great quick meal. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Internationally inspired recipes for everyone to enjoy - mostly healthy, always tasty. Add the onion, garlic and chilli and fry, stirring, for 4 minutes. Learn how your comment data is processed. Add the broth, crab and lemon juice. Thanks, the red pepper is really great in there. Delicious, easy and quick this is a meal you will want to make again and again. Thanks, Wendy. Thanks for the great recipe! I blame the changing seasons . I love simple dinners like this! Alex Hely-Hutchinson at 26 Grains (check out our restaurant review here) makes her own pasta but ready-made works just as well. Put the pasta into plenty of boiling, lightly salted water and cook, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender but still al dente. Serve sprinkled with the parsley, with a little grated cheese if you like. I adjusted my rating because I figured out that the recipe wasn't missing ingredients but the taste of home website is flawed viewing on a mobile phone and puts ingredients off the screen. For me, it’s worth making an exception for the nice little kick it gives. Also made broccoli and texas toast with it. Put these and the peas into a saucepan of boiling water and cook for about four minutes. Thank Caroline for your crab pasta recipe. Quick Tomato and Mushroom Pasta Sauce Crisco. Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences. Add salt, pepper and some lemon juice. Spaghetti or linguine work well – and crab linguine is, after all, a classic. Jump to Recipe Print Recipe. Add salt, pepper and some lemon juice. This delicious crab pasta is cooked all in one pot – pasta and all – and is ready in 15 minutes! Most recipes are easy to make and healthier, but there are treats too! I love this simple pasta dish, and I’m thinking it would be great with shrimp too!! My husband and I had this for lunch. Crab and peas with pasta recipe Save A ... Toss in the crab meat (including the brown meat if you are using it) and briskly heat it. Welcome! Crab pasta is incredibly quick and easy, but also wonderfully fresh, delicately flavored and thoroughly delicious. Add the tomatoes and simmer gently for 1 hour. Your email address will not be published. Read More…. —Chrissy Fessler, Hazleton, Pennsylvania, Lemon-Garlic Penne with Crab Recipe photo by Taste of Home. Your email address will not be published. Add the butter, crabmeat, samphire and lemon juice to the sauce with some seasoning, then add the pasta and toss really well, adding a little of the cooking water to loosen if needed. I also roasted the 6 garlic cloves in my oven which makes for a more distinctive flavor. By entering your details, you are agreeing to olive magazine terms and conditions. Bear in mind that your pasta is cooking in much less liquid than usual, so it will need frequent stirring and maybe a couple of extra minutes than the time specified on the box. If you wish to double the recipe to serve 4, make sure the pot is large enough to accommodate the pasta and sauce and stir frequently to avoid it sticking. Make this fuss-free impressive pasta dish with fresh crabmeat and homemade confit chilli oil from 26 Grains in Covent Garden. Cover with olive oil and cook gently over a low heat for 45 minutes or until they’re softened. YUM! Cook the rest of the dish at the last minute. Made simply of pasta, crabmeat, garlic, parsley, olive oil (or butter/ a combination) and optional red pepper flakes, it’s simple and delicately flavored, but makes a great meal. Cover with olive oil and cook gently over a low heat for 45 minutes or until they’re softened. This looks so tasty! Pasta is always good, I agree Lauren, and this is a tasty version! The fresh crab sounds wonderful, so glad you enjoyed. Cover the pot and simmer for about 10 minutes (usually +2 minutes to whatever the optimum pasta cooking time is), occasionally stirring to make sure nothing sticks. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. The brown crab meat intensifies the flavour, even if it does make it look 'muddy'. I really love adding (tinned) crab meat or shrimp for a seafood version. Meanwhile, heat the butter and oil in a small frying-pan and cook the garlic until it is soft and pale gold. Wow, that is a whole lot of deliciousness in so few ingredients!! Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half. Enjoy cooking, eating and exploring! Glad you enjoyed! Making pasta and sauce in one pot sounds like it shouldn’t work, but you are in for a surprise… it works a TREAT. I knew the minute I saw this recipe that it was going to be a winner! Didn't have the chunch crab, but believe it would even make it better than the Fancy Crab I had. See what else you can make with five or less ingredients: Filed Under: 30 minute meals, Main dishes, Seafood recipes Tagged With: crab, pasta. It’s definitely going to be something we have again soon. Prick the chillies with a knife and put in a small pan with the bay leaves and garlic. But I understand it would do three or four more normal people . « Pumpkin spice cake with cream cheese frosting and toffee sauce. Blend the sauce with a stick blender until smooth (keep the rest of the chilli oil in the fridge to use later). I would feel very gluttonous with a plate of this crab pasta in front of me! Chop then put in a jar with the garlic, red wine vinegar and the infused oil. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. We will definitely make this again. Meanwhile, remove the leaves from the parsley and roughly chop, and peel and finely dice the garlic. Garlic is definitely something to adjust to taste, and yes pasta water is a good idea if you prefer more liquid, depending on how your crab is as well. Cheesy Crab Pasta. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook and stir garlic in butter and oil over medium heat for 2 minutes or until garlic is golden (do not brown). You can use crab meat as I have done or replace with king prawns. Serve with a little red pepper flakes sprinkled on top (optionally). If you’ve never had a cheese and crab combo before, you’ll love this recipe! Drain the pasta and dry the pan then add 2 tbsp olive oil (or 1tbsp each of butter and oil) and cook the garlic for a minute until you can see it is softening but not browning. You can add a little mascarpone to your tomato pasta for a creamy vegetarian version. Add the lemon zest, check the seasoning and add pepper and salt, if needed. You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Remove pan from the heat and add back the pasta, add the parsley and crab and a bit more oil and mix everything so the garlic, crab and parley are well distributed through the pasta. I can understand, Liz, but it didn’t stop us eating huge platefuls! 14. Cook pasta according to package directions. We used to make this crab pasta when we lived in London and would get dressed crab from our local farmer’s market. Please send me more tasty recipes! It’s super easy and ready in about 10 minutes flat. This was really good! I can’t wait to experiment with other ingredients and see what deliciousness I end up with! Thanks, I think even with fake crab it would still be good. Lump crab would DEFINITELY be my first choice, but it tends to be cost prohibitive .. Our Christmas Eve supper isn't the same without this seafood pasta. By checking box you agree to your email address being used to send you newsletters. I found it a bit bland. Halve the sugarsnaps along their length so that you can see the peas peeking out. So glad you enjoyed it Janet, and the additions sound great as well. 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I will be doing this again. i was in a after work kind of hurry... looking for something to use items in my pantry so i substituted regular canned crab and linguini - used dried parsley - cut the butter back to a tablespoon and it was very good!!! Filed Under: Main Meals, One-Pot Recipes, Pasta, Slimming Friendly Recipes. Dressed crab also has that bit more ‘glue’ to stick to the pasta which works well, but either way is still really tasty. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Add the pasta and once it softens slightly press it down to that it is submerged in the sauce. Cut up the parsley and garlic while you are waiting; Gently cook the garlic in the oil/butter (I use the pan the pasta was in since it’s already warm). I'm Caroline and this is where I share recipes inspired by travels, places I want to go, or just ideas from feeding the family. All I have to see is crab and I’m all in! For a richer dish, add 3 tbsp of cream to the crab before you toss it with the pasta.