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Prawns in basil tomato sauce with angel hair pasta

A quick and easy pasta meal I tried one evening after a long day at work. It took no time and was extremely tasty and how has now become a staple in our family meal repetoire.


  • 12 green prawns

  • 1 425g tin Leggos tomato puree

  • handful fresh basil

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • angel hair pasta


  • 1.

    Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the angel hair pasta according to instructions on the packet. Drain the pasta when cooked and keep to the side.

  • 2.

    Peel and devein the green prawns.

  • 3.

    Brown the onion with the garlic and a little olive oil in a fry pan.

  • 4.

    Add the prawns ensuring the prawns are just cooked on both sides. Ensure they are not over cooked as they will become tough.

  • 5.

    Reduce the heat. Add the tomato puree.

  • 6.

    Roughly tear the basil leaves and add to the pan. Simmer until the tomato puree is warmed through.

  • 7.

    Add the pasta to the pan and toss.

  • 8.

    Top with fresh parmessan cheese if desired.

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