King prawn & homemade pesto pasta King prawn & homemade pesto pasta
Prep 10 minutes
Total 20 minutes
Serves
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Ingredients
  • 200 g Penne pasta
  • 30 g Pine nuts
  • 30 g Parmesan
  • 60 g Basil
  • 2 Cloves of garlic
  • 110 ml Extra virgin olive oil
  • 200 g Raw king prawns
  • 50 ml Double cream
King prawn & homemade pesto pasta

A lovely dish which can be enjoyed as a lunch or a dinner

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1.Bring a heavily salted pan of water to the boil and add your pasta and cook for a minute less then it says on the packet, keep some of the pasta water aside to add to your sauce.

2.Add your pine nuts to a pan and cook until golden then add to a blender along with the Parmesan, basil, garlic and olive oil and blitz until smooth.

3.Heat a little oil in a pan and add the prawns, cooking for 2/3 mins on each side and add 3 tbsps

of the homemade pesto and double cream, giving it a good stir, once the pasta is cooked drain ( remember to keep some of the pasta water ) and add to the prawns and sauce, give it a good mix making sure all the pasta is covered.

4.Add some of the pasta water until you get a nice consistency on the sauce and serve, top with more grated Parmesan, chopped basil, pine nuts and pepper


King prawn & homemade pesto pasta King prawn & homemade pesto pasta
King prawn & homemade pesto pasta

A lovely dish which can be enjoyed as a lunch or a dinner

favorite
print
rate
Prep 10 minutes
Total 20 minutes
Serves
US | Metric
Ingredients
  • 200 g Penne pasta
  • 30 g Pine nuts
  • 30 g Parmesan
  • 60 g Basil
  • 2 Cloves of garlic
  • 110 ml Extra virgin olive oil
  • 200 g Raw king prawns
  • 50 ml Double cream

1.Bring a heavily salted pan of water to the boil and add your pasta and cook for a minute less then it says on the packet, keep some of the pasta water aside to add to your sauce.

2.Add your pine nuts to a pan and cook until golden then add to a blender along with the Parmesan, basil, garlic and olive oil and blitz until smooth.

3.Heat a little oil in a pan and add the prawns, cooking for 2/3 mins on each side and add 3 tbsps

of the homemade pesto and double cream, giving it a good stir, once the pasta is cooked drain ( remember to keep some of the pasta water ) and add to the prawns and sauce, give it a good mix making sure all the pasta is covered.

4.Add some of the pasta water until you get a nice consistency on the sauce and serve, top with more grated Parmesan, chopped basil, pine nuts and pepper