Lemon & parsley spaghetti

Lemon & parsley spaghetti

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 2

Fast food doesn't have to be at the end of a phone line. This 15-minute meal is the perfect pick me up after a long day

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Easily halved
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
455
protein
23g
carbs
65g
fat
13g
saturates
2g
fibre
3g
sugar
3g
salt
0.37g

Ingredients

  • 175g spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 140g large raw peeled prawns, thawed if frozen
  • zest and juice 1 lemon, plus wedges to serve (optional)
  • bunch flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped

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Method

  1. Boil the pasta. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pan, add the prawns, then quickly fry until they are evenly pink.
  2. Throw in the lemon zest and juice, parsley, 2 tbsp of the pasta cooking water and salt and pepper, then heat through.
  3. Drain the spaghetti, add to the pan, then toss everything together. Serve with lemon wedges, if liked.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2008

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re7urn's picture
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absolutely delicious, italian minimalism at its best!

donnamc's picture
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we added chilli fantastic!!!

janefox's picture

Look forward to using it as it is and also it is so versatile

janbomyers's picture
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Added courgettes to help with 5 a day!

carmelbasley's picture
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lovely with or without the prawns.

beateschlotmann's picture

This sounds really yummy and seems to be easy and speedy - just what I like. Will definitely try it out next week !!

marshmallow's picture
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Lovely recipe but I don't like prawns so intend to make this easy recipe with chicken!

jeanius's picture
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We really liked this easy recipe. I didn't have raw prawns in at the time but it was just as nice with cooked ones.

Will make this again, easy storecupboard recipe.

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