Crab and Vegetable Pasta

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Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

An elegant crab and pasta dinner suitable for Valentines day or a romantic dinner. Crab with a creamy sauce tossed with vegetables over linguine.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Refrigerate crab meat until ready to use.
  2. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat and saute shallots and garlic in olive oil.
  3. Add fennel, carrot, leek, and tarragon.
  4. Cook until vegetables begin to soften.
  5. Add wine and cook until reduced by a quarter.
  6. Add cream and butter and add crab meat and cook until heated.
  7. Boil pasta in salted water and drain.
  8. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta cooking water to add to vegetable and crab mixture, add pasta water to desired consistency.
  9. Toss vegetable and crab mixture with linguine and add salt and pepper to taste.
  10. May substitute shrimp for crab.