Healthy Pasta with Spicy Crab

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • serves 8
Bobby Flay
Bobby Flay

Portion control is key when it comes to foods like pasta: "You can have pasta, just a little bit at a time," says Bobby. He makes this spicy crab pasta dish for the staff at his office and serves himself a scoop of it, balancing out his plate with a big serving of salad.

Courtesy of Bobby Flay from "Bobby Flay Fit".

Per serving: Calories 345; Total Fat 10 grams; Saturated Fat 2.5 grams; Protein 20 grams; Total Carbohydrate 44 grams; Sugar: 2 grams; Fiber 2 grams; Cholesterol 48 milligrams; Sodium 358 milligrams

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Directions for: Healthy Pasta with Spicy Crab


2 Tbsp canola oil

2 Fresno chiles, finely chopped

2 clove garlic, minced

1 cup dry white wine

1 lb(s) jumbo lump crabmeat, picked over

1 lb(s) spaghetti, cooked al dente, drained; 1 cup of pasta cooking water reserved

2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 Tbsp finely chopped dill

1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh mint

2 tsp finely grated lemon zest

extra virgin olive oil

salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Heat the canola oil in a large high-sided saute pan over medium heat. Add the chiles and garlic and cook until soft and the garlic is pale golden brown. Add the wine and cook until reduced. Add the crab and cook until just heated through.

2. Add the pasta and some of the cooking water to the pan and cook for another minute. Stir in the parsley, dill, mint, lemon zest. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

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