Linguine with Crab and Asparagus

Linguine with Crab and Asparagus
Recipe Date:
June 29, 2017
Serving Size:
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Imperial (US)
  • 1 lb linguine
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 oz white wine
  • 4 basil leaves, chiffonade cut
  • 1 tsp Italian parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb asparagus
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp chili flakes (optional)
  • 8 ozs cooked crab meat (preferably King or Snow Crab)
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook pasta until al dente. Drain, reserving 1 cup of pasta water.
  2. In a large sauté pan over medium heat add olive oil, garlic and asparagus. Sauté for 3 minutes, then deglaze with white wine.
  3. Add butter, basil, chili flakes, and crab meat.
  4. Toss pasta into sauce and season to taste. Add a little of the pasta water, if needed.
  5. Top with chopped Italian parsley.