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Crab Marinara

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1 Can (10 oz)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper white To Taste
  Frozen crab/1 can small shrimp, drained 1 Pound (Thawed Drained)
  Water 3 Quart
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fusilli/Fettuccini / linguine 1⁄2 Pound
  Frozen broccoli spears 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over low heat.
Saute onion in oil until golden.
Add tomato sauce, parsley, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, basil, oregano and pepper.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
Stir in crab or shrimp.
Bring 10 cups water to a rapid boil in a heavy 5 quart pot or Dutch oven.
Add 2 teaspoons salt and 1 tablespoon oil.
Gradually add fusilli, fettuccini or linguine, being sure water continues to boil.
Cook pasta uncovered until tender but firm, stirring occasionally.
Drain; set aside.
Cook broccoli in water according to package directions.
Spoon pasta into a large serving dish.
Cover with 1/2 of sauce.
Lay cooked broccoli spears on top of sauce.
Spoon remainder of sauce over broccoli spears.
Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2000 Calories from Fat 453

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g85.2%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 396.1 mg132%

Sodium 8232.1 mg343%

Total Carbohydrates 237 g79.2%

Dietary Fiber 22.8 g91.2%

Sugars 47.4 g

Protein 123 g246.3%

Vitamin A 89.3% Vitamin C 300.8%

Calcium 71.1% Iron 79.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crab Marinara Recipe