Basil-Lemon Crab Linguine Recipe

Basil-Lemon Crab Linguine is a refreshing and flavorful pasta dish that combines the delicate sweetness of crab meat with the bright and zesty flavors of basil and lemon. The linguine is cooked to al dente perfection and tossed in a light and tangy sauce made with fresh lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. The dish is then garnished with fresh basil leaves and grated Parmesan cheese for an extra burst of flavor. This recipe is perfect for seafood lovers looking for a quick and easy yet impressive meal.

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25minstotal
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15minsCook
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Ingredients for Basil-Lemon Crab Linguine Recipe

  • 2 ounce Linguine
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 pound Crab Meat
  • 1/4 Juice Lemon
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as needed Fresh Basil Leaves, For Garnish
  • as required Grated Parmesan Cheese, For Garnish

Directions: Basil-lemon Crab Linguine Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the linguine according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add the crab meat to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes, until heated through.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked linguine to the skillet and toss to coat in the crab and garlic mixture.
  • STEP 5.Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the linguine and toss to combine.
  • STEP 6.Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Basil-Lemon Crab Linguine garnished with fresh basil leaves and grated Parmesan cheese.
  • STEP 8.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cook the linguine until al dente to ensure a perfect texture.
  • Use fresh crab meat for the best flavor, but canned crab meat can also be used.
  • Adjust the amount of lemon juice according to your taste preference.
  • Garnish with additional lemon zest for an extra burst of citrus flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the linguine in a skillet with a splash of olive oil or in the microwave.
  • Serve the Basil-Lemon Crab Linguine as a main dish with a side salad or crusty bread.
Nutrition
value
14
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat1 g Protein2 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    33mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    27mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    13mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    16mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    22mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp