Crab Pasta

Crab Pasta
Crab Pasta

This simply crafted dish highlights your favorite kind of crab. With large chunks of crab, this pasta dish is accented with garlic, onions and unique trofie pasta.

Crab Pasta

Serves 4-6


1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 sweet onion, minced
1 clove garlic minced
6 ounces crab meat, king, Dungeness or blue
1/4 cup white wine
3/4 pound trofie pasta
1/4 lemon, zest and juiced
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, ground
1 tablespoon butter

  1. Heat a 1 gallon pot of water and 1 tablespoon kosher salt to a boil.
  2. Heat a large fry pan to medium heat and toast onion and garlic together until onion becomes soft and garlic toasts slightly.
  3. Add crab meat and white wine.
  4. Pull large fry pan off heat.
  5. Add pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente.
  6. Add pasta to fry pan and return to medium heat.
  7. Add lemon zest and lemon juice.
  8. Add half cheese to pasta and then add butter.
  9. Salt to taste.
  10. Top pasta with remaining Parmesan.
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