Crab & Tenderstem® broccoli TagIiatelle with Lemon & Basil

Crab & Tenderstem® broccoli TagIiatelle with Lemon & Basil

A light pasta recipe that is ideal for a weekday lunch or supper. Not too tricky to make but impressive to serve.

Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

10 minutes



Dietary requirements

  • Nut free
  • Pescatarian
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  1. Bring a saucepan of salted water to the boil and cook the tagliatelle until al dente.

  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Cut the Tenderstem® broccoli into small pieces, about 1-2cm long. Add to the pan, along with the garlic, and fry until the Tenderstem® broccoli is becoming tender, and colouring slightly on the tips

  3. Increase the heat and add the diced tomatoes to the pan. Fry for just a minute or so before adding the crab meat, lemon zest and lemon juice.

  4. Toss gently until the crab is heated through. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper before mixing into the tagliatelle, basil and the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil. Serve straight away.

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