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Creamy Crab and Asparagus Linguine

Savour the sweet, light taste of Crab Delectables™ in this creamy, lemon-scented pasta dish with fresh asparagus and yellow peppers.

Serves 
Prep time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Time to Table
25 min

Ingredients

8 oz (250 g)
uncooked linguine
1 tbsp (15 mL)
oil
1 cup (250 mL)
finely chopped shallots
1/2 cup (125 mL)
sliced yellow sweet pepper
1 lb (500 g)
asparagus, cut into 2-inch (5 cm) pieces
1
clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup (125 mL)
each: white wine, chicken broth (or all broth)
1 pkg (250 g)
cream cheese, softened
1 tbsp (15 mL)
finely grated lemon rind
1 pkg (227 g)
Clover Leaf Crab Delectables™, Flake Style or Leg Style, chopped into very fine strips like shreds
1/2 cup (125 mL)
grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots, sweet pepper and asparagus. Cook, stirring for 3 to 5 minutes, until vegetables are tender crisp.
  3. Stir in garlic; cook 1 minute.
  4. Add wine, broth, cream cheese and lemon rind. Cook, stirring, until smooth and bubbly.
  5. Stir in drained linguine and Crab Delectables™. Toss until well coated with sauce. Sprinkle in cheese.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
700
Fat
31 g
48%
Saturated Fat
16 g
Trans Fat
0.5 g
Saturated + Trans
83%
Omega-3 Polyunsaturates
0.3 g
Cholesterol
95 mg
Sodium
870 mg
36%
Carbohydrate
72 g
24%
Fibre
5 g
20%
Sugar
12 g
Protein
26 g
Vitamin A
40%
Vitamin C
90%
Calcium
35%
Iron
25%

Claims Per Serving

- High Source of Fibre
- Excellent Source of Vitamin A
- Excellent Source of Vitamin C
- Excellent Source of Calcium
- Excellent Source of Iron
- Source of omega-3

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