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Crab, Tomato, and Lemon Spaghetti

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Category: Healthy Recipes, Main Dish, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • lemon
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Maldon or other flaky salt
  • 8 ounces spaghetti (or any other pasta)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups picked fresh crabmeat
  • 1 handful fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 3 tomatoes, seeded and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2/3 cup plain yogurt


1. Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan over low heat. Add the onion and garlic and sweat for about 4 minutes, until softened but without color.

2. Meanwhile, bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil and cook the spaghetti according to the package directions, then drain, reserving a scoopful of the cooking liquid.

3. Add the crab and tomatoes to the sauté pan and gently sauté for 5 minutes over very low heat. Stir in the yogurt and remove from the heat. Season with a good squeeze of lemon and some salt and pepper. Give it a taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.

4. Add the pasta to the pan, along with a tablespoon of the cooking water to keep the sauce from getting too sticky. Add the parsley and serve.

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