Fresh spinach tomato and prawn pasta

Fresh spinach tomato and prawn pasta


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About this recipe: Both you and your health will love this gorgeous dish of fettuccine pasta and prawns in a luscious fresh tomato, spinach and herb sauce. Stir in cheese just before serving for extra melty yum!

Lisa Nichols

Serves: 4 

  • 225g fettuccine pasta
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 onion, cut into wedges
  • 3 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 30g spinach leaves
  • 455g cooked prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 225g fresh diced mozzarella cheese

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

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook for 8 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  2. In the container of a food processor combine the garlic, onion and oregano and pulse until finely chopped. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion mixture; cook and stir until fragrant and almost golden. Mix in the tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes while the pasta is cooking, stirring occasionally.
  3. Mix in spinach until it wilts, then just before the pasta is done, stir in the prawns. Cook until heated through. Toss with pasta in a large serving bowl, and mix in mozzarella cheese.

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Disappointing - won't be making again. Ended up rather dry - cheese just went chewy. - 07 May 2014

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