Crab Courgetti with Walnut and Basil Pesto

Serves 1


  • 125g fresh white crab meat (half a pack from The Fresh Fish Company)

  • 150-200g yellow or green courgette/zucchini, spiralized


Pesto: pulse the following ingredients in a food processor

  • 2 handfuls fresh basil leaves

  • 3 or 4 walnuts 

  • 1tsp nutritional yeast (optional)

  • 1 crushed garlic clove

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 

  • Juice of half a lemon 

  • Pinch of sea salt 

  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes to serve (optional) 


  1.  Place the spiralized courgettes in kitchen paper and squeeze out any excess moisture. Then place in a pan over a medium heat until water is released (a few minutes).  Drain in a colander and pat dry with kitchen paper again. Put back into the pan.

  2. Add the crab and the pesto and warm through.

  3. Sprinkle on chilli flakes to serve.