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Tuscan Crab & Asparagus Pasta

Capture the classic taste of Tuscany with great textures, fresh vegetables and succulent crab meat! This recipe is light, delicious, and hassle free.

Prep
10
Min
Cook
25
Min
Serve
2
Ppl
Ingredients

8 oz. Phillips Crab Meat
4 oz. dry fusilli or any similar pasta
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. garlic, finely chopped
1 Tbsp. sun-dried tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp. red peppers, thinly sliced
4 spears asparagus, fresh, cut into 2″ pieces
1 Tbsp. pine nuts, toasted
2 tsp. fresh oregano, chopped
1/3 c. chicken broth
2 Tbsp. butter
salt and pepper to taste

Garnish:
1 Tbsp. fresh basil, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp. asiago cheese, freshly grated

Cooking Instructions
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Heat olive oil in large sauté pan over medium heat. Add garlic and lightly cook to release flavor. Do not brown.
  • Add sun-dried tomatoes, red peppers, asparagus, pine nuts, and oregano. sauté until vegetables are tender.
  • Add chicken broth and butter and cook, stirring, until slightly reduced and thickened.
  • Add crab meat and cooked pasta, tossing well to incorporate with sauce ingredients. Heat thoroughly.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish with basil, Asiago cheese and additional sun-dried tomatoes, if desired.

Recipe Tips:

  • Optional Preparation: Roast garlic and peppers and grill asparagus before sautéing in recipe.
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