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Squid Ink Linguini with Abruzzese Meatballs

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This elegant recipe perfectly pairs Italian ingredients with flavors from the sea—tender Abruzzese meatballs, slightly salty squid ink pasta View More expand_more

This elegant recipe perfectly pairs Italian ingredients with flavors from the sea—tender Abruzzese meatballs, slightly salty squid ink pasta, lump crabmeat, fresh tomatoes, and shallots in a rich white wine sauce. A quick, delicious way to add instant drama to dinner parties!

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Squid Ink Linguini with Abruzzese Meatballs
alarm
Total Time:
0 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
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Servings:
4 Servings

Ingredients


Product ImageAbruzzese Italian Style Meatballs
1 Pack
Carando Abruzzese Meatballs
1 Pack
1 Pound
Squid Ink Linguini
1 Pound
2 Tbsps.
Olive Oil
2 Tbsps.
4 Cloves
Fresh Garlic
4 Cloves
1 Tsp.
Crushed Red Pepper
1 Tsp.
1/2 Cup
White Wine
1/2 Cup
1 Cup
Fresh Tomatoes, Diced
1 Cup
1
Large Shallot, Minced
1
2 Tbsps.
Fresh Basil, Chopped
2 Tbsps.
1/2 Pound
Lump Crabmeat, Picked Of Shells
1/2 Pound
4 Tbsps.
Unsalted Butter
4 Tbsps.
1/4 Cup
Parmesan Cheese, Grated
1/4 Cup

Directions


  1. Cook meatballs according to package instructions, reserve.

  2. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil.

  3. While the meatballs are cooking, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil, garlic, shallot, and crushed red pepper, cooking until the garlic just starts to turn golden.

  4. Deglaze the pan with the white wine, add the tomatoes, and reduce the liquid by half.

  5. Boil the pasta until al dente.

  6. Drain the pasta, reserving about 2 cups of the pasta water.

  7. Return the pasta to the pot, add the tomato mixture, bring to a boil, then add butter and enough pasta water to make it a little saucy.

  8. Add the crab, meatballs, and basil and toss to coat,

  9. Transfer to a platter, garnish with the cheese, and serve immediately.

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Ingredients


1 Pack
Carando Abruzzese Meatballs
1 Pack
1 Pound
Squid Ink Linguini
1 Pound
2 Tbsps.
Olive Oil
2 Tbsps.
4 Cloves
Fresh Garlic
4 Cloves
1 Tsp.
Crushed Red Pepper
1 Tsp.
1/2 Cup
White Wine
1/2 Cup
1 Cup
Fresh Tomatoes, Diced
1 Cup
1
Large Shallot, Minced
1
2 Tbsps.
Fresh Basil, Chopped
2 Tbsps.
1/2 Pound
Lump Crabmeat, Picked Of Shells
1/2 Pound
4 Tbsps.
Unsalted Butter
4 Tbsps.
1/4 Cup
Parmesan Cheese, Grated
1/4 Cup

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