Blue Crab Sauce
6-8 fresh or frozen Blue Crabs, cleaned
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. red pepper flakes
2 – 28 oz. cans tomato sauce (or homemade equivalent)
1 – 6 oz. can tomato paste
1 tsp. each of the following, fresh – parsley, basil, and oregano, chopped. Adjust for dried.
1 – 6 oz. can lump crab meat
– Add olive oil to a large pot and brown blue crabs on both sides, about 4 minutes per side. Add
your garlic once browned, and stir.
– Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, red pepper flakes, herbs, salt and pepper. Allow to simmer for
at least 40 minutes.
– Add lump crab meat, and serve sauce over pasta.