Fresh Dungeness Crab Recipe Series: Mancini Linguine Pasta & Local Crab

Decadent Crab Pasta Recipe

Elevate your pasta night with a simple yet sophisticated crab pasta, featuring linguine, fresh Dungeness crab, and a handful of ingredients that let the main components shine.


  • 1 lb Mancini Linguine
  • 1 lb Dungeness crab meat
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil for cooking


  1. Pasta Preparation: Cook Mancini Linguine in boiling salted water until al dente. Save a cup of pasta water for later use, then drain.

  2. Sautéing: In a pan, heat olive oil over medium. Add garlic, sautéing until aromatic, then incorporate cherry tomatoes until they soften.

  3. Deglazing and Crab Addition: Add white wine to the pan, reducing it slightly. Mix in Dungeness crab meat, warming it thoroughly without overcooking.

  4. Combining: Introduce the cooked linguine to the pan with the crab mixture. Toss to combine, adding reserved pasta water as needed to achieve a sauce that smoothly coats the pasta.

  5. Finishing Touches: Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with chopped parsley.

  6. Serving: Serve immediately, ensuring the dish is both visually appealing and delicious.

This recipe focuses on the combination of flavors from the crab and fresh ingredients, providing a meal that's both easy to prepare and luxurious to enjoy

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