Cavatappi pasta with salmon crab surimi
1 tbs olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
250g salmon fillets, canned, drained
180g surimi crab sticks, cut into small pieces
1 cup plum tomatoes, canned, chopped
¾ cup tomato puree
1 tbs chopped fresh parsley
1 tbs chopped fresh basil
1 tsp dried basil
¼ cup red wine
½ tsp sugar
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
400g pasta (cavatappi pasta or similar)
Parmesan cheese, grated, for sprinkling
Fresh, chopped basil, for sprinkling
Sauté garlic for 1 minute in hot oil, be careful not to burn it.
Add salmon and surimi sticks to the pan, stir and simmer briefly.
Add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, herbs and wine, mix and combine.
Sprinkle with sugar, and season with salt and pepper; stir and simmer for 2 - 3 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the manufacturer's instructions, drain (keep a little of the cooking water).
Combine the Cavatappi pasta with the sauce. If the sauce is too thick, add a spoonful of pasta cooking water.
Serve immediately, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and fresh, chopped basil.