Prawn, dill & cucumber pasta

Prawn, dill & cucumber pasta

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 12 mins

Easy

Serves 4 - 6
Supper can be ready in 25 minutes with just six fresh ingredients and a bag of pasta

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal370
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs60g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre4g
  • protein28g
  • salt1.41g
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Ingredients

  • 300g pasta shapes
  • small bunch chopped dill
  • juice ½ lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 5 tbsp half-fat soured cream
  • 300g North Atlantic cooked prawns

    Prawn

    praw-n

    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 fennel bulb, shredded

    Fennel bulb

    Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour…

Method

  1. Cook pasta shapes following pack instructions, drain and cool under running water. Tip into a bowl and toss with the dill, lemon, soured cream, prawns, cucumber and fennel. Season

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Comments (10)

heather444's picture
3.75

Simple and tasty. A nice light, summer supper or could go well with a bbq!

heather444's picture
3.75

A really pleasant, light summer meal. Would also work well as a pasta salad for lunch.

bluejay's picture

This was quite a good basic recipe but needed a bit of a lift. I used plenty of coarse ground red and green pepper, replaced the soured cream with half-fat creme fraiche mixed with the juice and zest of 1/2 lemon and added thinly-sliced celery and radishes for extra crunch. Made a definite improvement but next time I may add a tsp of shop-bought garlic and chilli sauce to the creme fraiche.

whats4t's picture

in other words bluejay, it was your own recipe and not the one above!! why do you bother even looking?

irenemorrill's picture
5

Simple and full of flavour!!

th23asy's picture
5

This is a delicious meal. A really nice refreshing meal.

katyrouth's picture
4

Slightly agree with KJF - this needs a *lot* of seasoning - I added a large pinch of salt and a generous amount of salt for just me. But with that seasoning, I thought this was a really light, refreshing pasta dish.

fuji115's picture

I haven't cooked it yet but would rather do it as pasta salad, with Mayo + creme fraiche.

kjf_uk's picture
1

Oh, just to add, in desperation, I added some salt and pepper, (and I like my seasoning!) and even that didn't improve it. :(

kjf_uk's picture
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Made this to the letter, apart from substituting the fennel for some fresh tarragon, as couldn't get fennel, and wanted that aniseedey taste; I thought it was really bland, and if I'm honest, a big waste of prawns.

Sorry GF, I normally love your stuff, but this was just cak. :(

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