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Smart crab linguine

Smart crab linguine

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Italian pasta ribbons work beautifully with sweet crabmeat, peppery rocket, lemon and garlic- a perfect solo supper

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal753
fat34g
saturates7g
carbs76g
sugars4g
fibre4g
protein35g
low insalt1.1g
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Ingredients

  • 100g linguine
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp low-fat crème fraîche
  • 100g tub white crabmeat or 100g drained from a can
  • handful rocket , chopped, plus extra leaves to serve
  • zest 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp toasted pine nuts

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the linguine following pack instructions, reserving a little cooking liquid before you drain it.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Add the garlic and cook gently to soften, but don’t brown. Stir in the crème fraîche, crabmeat, chopped rocket and lemon zest, and gently heat through.

  • STEP 3

    Tip in the cooked pasta and a little cooking liquid to help the sauce coat the pasta. Season and give everything a stir. Sprinkle with the pine nuts and remaining rocket leaves.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2012

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