Fresh Linguini with Crab Meat and Herbs (Dec. 28)

Dana Redd cooks Linguini with Fresh Crab Meat, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Herbs with Nick Acocella

Dana Redd cooks Linguini with Fresh Crab Meat, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Herbs with Nick Acocella on the December 28 episode of Pasta & Politics on NJTV.

Camden Mayor Dana Redd cooks linguini with fresh crab meat, heirloom tomatoes, and herbs with Nick Acocella on Pasta & Politics on December 28 at 8pm on NJTV[/caption]On each episode of the NJTV series Pasta & Politics, host Nick Acocella invites a New Jersey political giant into the kitchen to talk politics and cook a meal together. Camden Mayor Dana Redd and Acocella prepare a quick recipe of linguini with fresh crab meat, heirloom tomatoes, and herbs on the December 28 program. Here’s the make-it-yourself takeaway!

Fresh Linguini with Crab Meat and Herbs Recipe

Ingredients

1 pound fresh linguini
1 pound fresh crab meat, picked over
½ cup chopped parsley plus two tablespoons reserved
20 leaves basil, torn
1 teaspoon chopped chives
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
A pinch of red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons capers
1 pint Heritage tomatoes, cut in half
1 lemon zested and squeezed
¼ cup olive oil

Directions

Cook the linguini in salted boiling water for about two minutes.
Mix the pasta with the crab meat mixture.
Sprinkle reserved parsley on top of the linguini.