Crab meat is decadent, especially when it is fresh. 1/2 c. celery, finely diced. It’s definitely going to be something we have again soon. Once the pasta is done, reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water, then drain the pasta and drop it into the ice water (this is called shocking) for 30 seconds, then drain again. Cook the pasta until still a bit firm, 1 minute less than the box timing for al dente. Remember to pin this for later. Cook the The ability to prep ahead of time with yummy leftovers have made this a quick favorite in my home.” -20MinutesOrLessChef. Crab pasta is so easy and delicious, it’s definitely one to add into your meal plan for a night when you don’t have all that much time, but still want something tasty and homemade. Once the water is boiling, stir in the linguine, and return to a boil. Set up a large bowl of ice water. recipe Baked Crab Rangoon. Honestly, I thought it was going to be a bit much for their palettes but that’s what I get for making assumptions about what my kids will eat. 2/3 (7 oz.) Imitation Crab & Pasta Alfredo Bake “A delicious recipe with very basic ingredients that have a wonderful flavor when combined. The first time I put Crab over Pesto Cream Pasta. I thought my kids were going to throw me a party. Advertisement. 1/2 c. milk. Mix together until smooth. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. 1/2 (1 lb.) A perfect option for appetizers with simple assembly and budget-friendly ingredients. box Creamette shells. DRESSING: 1 c. Miracle Whip. Salt to taste. It can also be very expensive, which is why I use crab claw meat more often than not. IMITATION CRAB PASTA SALAD . onion, finely chopped. 1 tsp. imitation crab meat (shredded or broken up) 1/2 c. American cheese, finely diced.