Saute onions and chopped garlic in oil.
Add celery, chard and parsley and sauté until tender.
Add crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste and wine or water.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Add crab, making sure crab is submerged in ciopinno sauce, if not add more wine or water.
Simmer at least 45 minutes with occasional gentle stirring to prevent sticking.
Seafood can be fun cooking and indulging in outdoors and here is one such recipe. Check out the chefs Joanie and Deen cooking their family traditional recipe Humboldt Dungeness Crab Ciopinno with crab, lots of vegetables and seasonings. Good to have with a wine!