20-minute seafood pasta

20-minute seafood pasta

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(84 ratings)

Ready in 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Make a low-fat, satisfying dish in minutes - ideal for Friday nights

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal370
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs62g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre4g
  • protein23g
  • salt1.4g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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  • 1 onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

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    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tsp paprika
    Paprika

    Paprika

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    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

  • 400g can of chopped tomatoes
    Tomato

    Tomato

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    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 1l chicken stock (from a cube is fine)
  • 300g spaghetti, roughly broken
  • 240g pack frozen seafood mix, defrosted
  • handful of parsley leaves, chopped, and lemon wedges to serve
    Parsley

    Parsley

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan, then cook the onion and garlic over a medium heat for 5 mins until soft. Add the paprika, tomatoes and stock, then bring to the boil.

  2. Turn down the heat to a simmer, stir in the pasta and cook for 7 mins, stirring occasionally to stop the pasta from sticking. Stir in the seafood, cook for 3 mins more until it’s all heated through and the pasta is cooked, then season to taste. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

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Emle143
16th Nov, 2016
5.05
Great recipe! I added double cream and a spoonful of red pesto! Yum
ten-a-penny
12th Nov, 2016
3.8
Didn't rate last time
ten-a-penny
12th Nov, 2016
3.8
This was tasty but not amazing. Quick and easy to make although I did find there was too much stock so I'd maybe reduce that and add wine next time. Maybe glass of wine and half litre of stock would be enough. Good, healthy mid week meal however which we'll definitely make again.
dotty69
27th Oct, 2016
5.05
This is delicious. We probably eat this a couple of times a month and always end up with clean plates. I add a seafood mix and some prawns and cooked the pasta in the stock as per recipe and it always turns out great. Not many ingredients, but oh so tasty....
ellasedman
22nd Apr, 2016
5.05
Great, easy recipe with little ingredients yet big taste. The only thing I changed was the seafood mix. Wanting something more fresh, I used raw, fresh prawns and scallops that were fried separately and added near the end. This gave the dish a rich, beautiful taste, which I'll be trying again soon!
Zoec1989
1st Mar, 2016
My partner and I made this last night- it was delicious!! Will defiantly be making it again. We cooked the pasta separately and also didn't add as much stock. We used a packet of mixed seafood then an extra pack of mussels in garlic. Chilli flakes and a squeeze of lime! Yum!
vickyosbon
7th Oct, 2015
I made this for my husband and two children, one of which is a vegetarian so the seafood was swapped in for quorn chicken pieces, whilst the rest of us tucked in to the delicious seafood! very yummy, very fresh, very quick! loved it xx I too used fresh seafood but i did cook the pasta as it said on the method and it worked a treat! xx
varnteing
28th Jun, 2015
5.05
Absolutely simple and yet tasty. I added white wine as recommended and cooked the pasta separately. I used angel hair. Used 500cc stock and 100 cc white wine. Also used fresh seafood rather than frozen ones. Salmon, cod n prawns. Yum. Will definitely make again. Esp on a busy weekday
babs60
21st Nov, 2014
5.05
My husband has never considered pasta to be proper food but he just loves it & it is so simple to make. As others have done, I add smoked paprika, & I also add at least twice the amount of mixed seafood. Just yummy & so tasty.
Mamarazzi9
8th Oct, 2014
Yum! Added red pepper flakes, cooked my pasta separately (wild chanterelle mushroom ravioli). Quick, easy, and our 3yr old son loves it too!

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Unique Freeman
22nd Aug, 2016
5.05
I made a few changes. I used vegetables broth, gluten and egg free garlic parsley fettuccine, ( made with wheat flour) added red and green peppers, shallots, onion garlic and fresh jumbo shrimp and scallops.... OMG Everyone in my family enjoyed this so much ..thank for sharing
pumphrey09
15th Jan, 2015
Rather than adding frozen seafood mix, make it special by adding a packet of 'mussels in their shells with white wine and garlic' (from the chilled section of the supermarket). Add prawns at the same time. The result is fantastic!