Prawn spaghetti with tomato, chilli and basil

Prawn spaghetti with tomato, chilli and basil

  • serves 2
  • Easy

20 minutes is all it takes to make this mean midweek pasta dish, flavoured with all the good things: white wine, butter, olive oil and prawns

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Try this prawn spaghetti, then check out our sardine spaghetti, asparagus and anchovy pasta, spaghetti arrabbiata and other spaghetti recipes. We’ve also got plenty more prawn pasta recipes to try.

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Ingredients

  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • dried chilli flakes ½ tsp
  • baby plum tomatoes 150g
  • white wine 150ml
  • spaghetti 200g
  • basil a handful of leaves
  • raw peeled prawns 225g
  • butter a generous knob

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the garlic and chilli flakes, and cook gently for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes or until they start to soften. Tip in the wine and simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti in boiling salted water until just tender then drain, reserving a cup of water.

  • Step 3

    Stir the basil and the prawns into the tomatoes, season well, and cook until the prawns turn pink. Stir in the butter and spaghetti with a splash of the cooking water to loosen the sauce, toss and serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 603
  • Fat 10.4g
  • Saturates 2.6g
  • Carbs 79.7g
  • Sugars 7.2g
  • Fibre 5.5g
  • Protein 33.1g
  • Salt 0.7g
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