Vegetable and Crab Linguine

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Preparation Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 350g linguine
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 long red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 leek, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 zucchini, julienned
  • 1 red capsicum, julienned
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) white wine (optional)
  • 300ml thickened cream
  • 170g can crab meat
  • 1/2 cup shredded basil
  • Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Cook pasta in a large pan of boiling water until just tender. Drain well.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan. Add garlic and chilli and cook until fragrant. Add leek, carrot, zucchini and capsicum and cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are almost tender. Add wine and allow it to bubble away. Add cream and cook until reduced and thickened slightly. Stir through crab and basil. Season to taste. Toss pasta with sauce and serve immediately.