Creamy Pesto Prawn Linguine

Creamy Pesto Prawn Linguine


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About this recipe: This delicious pasta is easy to make and packed full of flavour. Linguine is topped with prawns in a creamy cheese and pesto sauce. Enjoy with a side salad, if desired.

Loretta Buffa

Serves: 8 

  • 450g linguine pasta
  • 110g butter
  • 475ml double cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 80g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 75g pesto
  • 450g large prawns, peeled and deveined

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add linguine pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in cream and season with pepper. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir Parmesan cheese into cream sauce, stirring until thoroughly mixed. Blend in the pesto and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until thickened.
  4. Stir in the prawns and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes. Serve over the hot linguine.

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Reviews (2)


Simple but tastes amazing. The larger the prawns the better ! - 23 Aug 2014


me and my partner made this and it was absolutely Delicious - 23 Mar 2014

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