Tenderstem broccoli recipes
Recipe: Crab and Tenderstem tagliatelle with lemon and basil
In this article

Recipe: Crab and Tenderstem tagliatelle with lemon and basil

This is a lovely recipe to serve as a starter when entertaining your best friends. It tastes quite stunning, so your guests will think you’ve been slaving away for hours. It is also fantastic as a midweek meal because it actually takes no time at all to put together – everyone’s a winner.

Serves 2 as a main course or 4 as a starter
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

200-300g tagliatelle
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
200g pack Tenderstem broccoli
2 cloves of garlic, finely sliced
3 ripe tomatoes, quartered, de-seeded and diced
100g white crab meat, fresh or frozen
Grated zest and juice of ½ lemon
1 small bunch of basil leaves, finely sliced

Bring a saucepan of salted water to the boil and cook the tagliatelle until al dente. Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Cut the Tenderstem into small pieces, about 1-2cm long. Add to the pan, along with the garlic, and fry until the Tenderstem is becoming tender, and colouring slightly on the tips. 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. 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.

Photo: www.tenderstem.co.uk

Food and Drink Editor
Rank this page: 

another free recipe every day
Don't miss...
Retro foods - how many can you remember?Foods that you can easily grow at home
Delicious ideas for a romantic Valentine's dinnerDelicious ideas for Pancake Day
Latest… 05/01/2018
Happy Pancake Day! 11 Yummy Pancake Recipes To Make You Drool
Calories in fruits
Growing tomatoes
See all Food and Drink guides
This Is How Rainbow Unicorn Bagels Are Made
See all Food and Drink videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...