Crab Fettuccini Alfredo

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
Italian
Serves: 
8

The sweet flavor of crab, paired with crisp snow peas, lends itself well to the rich, creamy cheeses in this fresh alfredo sauce.

Ingredients

1 lb. crab meat
8 tbsp. butter
24 oz. heavy cream
1 cup sun-dried tomatoes (in oil), chopped
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup grated Romano cheese
8 oz. snow peas, trimmed and blanched
1 lb. fettuccini, cooked according to package directions and rinsed with cold water
Fresh basil to garnish

Steps

1. Heat large saute pan and add butter.

2.A dd cream and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until cream begins to turn pale yellow and reduces by 25%.

3. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes and cheeses. Stir well until sauce is smooth.

4. Add crab meat, stirring gently in order not to break up any large lumps, then add snow peas and fettuccini. Stir gently until well combined and heated throughout.

5. Garnish with fresh basil.

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