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Garlic Prawn Pasta
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Prawn pasta is one of my favourite kinds of pasta. Like many of my recipes I had a look in my fridge to see what I could whip up quickly and came up with this recipe. It is a fantastic meatless Monday option or on the back end of having way too much meat.
- 300 grams raw prawns, thawed
- 1 large brown onion, finely diced
- 1/2 cup finely diced celery
- 200 grams cherry tomatoes
- 4 cloves or garlic minced
- 2 cups baby spinach leaves
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
- 500 grams pasta of choice
- 1/4 cup roughly chopped flat leaf parsley
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
- Olive oil
- Cracked black pepper
- Place a large pot of water to boil to which you will salt once boiled while we start on the sauce.
- Place a large sauté pan on medium low heat with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add the celery, onion and cherry tomatoes, stir for a few seconds and place the lid on and allow to cook on low for approximately 8 minutes or until tomatoes have softened.
- Take the lid off and press the tomatoes with the back of a fork being cautious they do not spray you.
- Turn heat up to medium and add garlic, stir for a minute until fragrant.
- Cook pasta as per packet instructions.
- Add the prawns and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat or until prawns start to change in colour to pink. Season with salt and pepper and add lemon juice.
- Fold in the spinach, parley and thyme with half a ladle of pasta water and stir until spinach has wilted.
- Drain pasta and fold through the prawn sauce.
- Serve with a simple green salad tossed in olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
- Serve with garlic bread and a simply green salad.
- Finely diced red chilli can also be added at the same time as the brown onion or a chilli oil when served.
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