Crab, prawns, dill with pasta in a creamy sauce

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]] Make this really simple, quick and delicious meal - it's great if you can make your own pasta. If not then use about 200g of ready-made fresh pasta. All supermarkets now stock fresh pasta, usually in the chiller.

Crab, prawns, dill with pasta in a creamy sauce
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:1113
Ready in:15 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:26th April 2017

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  • 200g of Fresh pasta - homemade, rolled out and cut into rustic strips
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • A pinch of black pepper
  • A big bunch of fresh dill
  • 300ml tub of crème fraîche
  • 114g fresh premium claw crabmeat
  • 75g cold water prawns (about half a small packet)
  • 3 fresh tomatoes, quartered


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of butter in a pan and add a pinch of black pepper
  2. Peel and finely chop a medium and gently sauté in the butter for 5 minutes
  3. Cook the past for 4.5 minutes in fast boiling salted water
  4. Drain, reserving a little of the water to loosen the sauce if needed
  5. Stir the crème fraîche into the onions and lower the heat
  6. Mix in the crabmeat, then the prawns
  7. Add the pasta and loosen the sauce with a little water if needed
  8. Stir in the chopped dill and gently reheat the sauce for a minute or so

Serving suggestions

Serve with chopped tomatoes

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