Spicy Crab Orzo Salad

Serving Size:  2-3


8 oz. Pappardelle's Spicy Red Hot Thai Curry Orzo
2 red bell peppers, diced
6 scallions, minced
12 oz. lump crab meat
juice of 1/2 lime
2 tablespoons crème fraîche, more if desired


  1. Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Add orzo and cook until al dente, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, melt a pat of butter in a sauté pan over medium-low heat; add red peppers and scallions and cook until soft and fragrant.
  3. Add crab and cook until heated through. Add orzo, lime juice, crème fraîche, and a ladle of pasta water and stir to combine, adding more lime, crème fraîche, and pasta water if desired. Can be served warm or cold.