Creamy Crab Pasta Recipe

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Creamy crab pasta recipe is made with a linguine cream sauce and sundried tomatoes.

Serve creamy crab pasta with garlic bread for a satisfying mid week meal. Create this delicious pasta in only 30 minutes using a can of crab from your pantry.

Creamy crab pasta is a tasty and savory meal you can serve to your entire family. It makes leftovers easy for your lunch the following day, since it will stay good for up to 3-4 days in the refrigerator.

Creamy Crab Pasta Recipe

Creamy Crab Pasta Recipe

How to make creamy crab pasta recipe
Course: Main Course
Keyword: dinner
Yield: 6 people


  • 200 g linguine
  • 120 g canned crab water removed
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp sundried tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1 cup milk or half and half
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup peas frozen
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese


  • Cook linguine according to package instructions.
  • In a medium frying pan on medium heat, combine sundried tomatoes (with a bit of their oil) and garlic. Cook for a minute or two until fragrant.
  • Add salt, paprika and milk to the saucepan. Let it come to a low simmer and add mozzarella cheese and crab to the saucepan.
  • Use a whisk to melt the cheese into the sauce. Add peas and cook for another minute or two until the sauce has come together. It won't be very thick.
  • Add cooked pasta to the frying pan and coat together with the sauce. Cook for a minute or two.
  • Dish out the pasta onto a place. Top the pasta with a bit of parmesan cheese.
  • Serve immediately
  • Store for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.
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