Creamy prawn pasta

Creamy prawn pasta

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(19 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
A creamy and delicious pasta dish - that's low-fat, using crème fraîche

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal472
  • fat9g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs78g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre4g
  • protein27g
  • salt1.05g
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  • 400g bag cooked frozen prawn, defrosted



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

  • 100g bag rocket



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • 3 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 25g parmesan, grated



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 400g linguine


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, then cook the linguine according to pack instructions. Reserve a little pasta cooking water, then tip in the prawns, just to heat through, before draining.

  2. Return the prawns and pasta to the pan, then tip in the rest of the ingredients. toss everything together, adding a little of the cooking water if the pasta is dry. Serve straight away.

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Olive Hoil
13th Jul, 2016
Just add a teaspoon of pesto it makes all the difference.
19th Oct, 2012
Am waiting for galbladder op, and so on very low fat diet. Scaled down the recipe to make a single portion just for me. I didn't have any rocket, so added some frozen peas right at the end. Also I left off the parmesan (sob), and squeezed some lemon juice over it. It was delicious. And fabulously quick!
11th Mar, 2014
As a very proud (and absolutely wonderful!) mother of five, I can testify that this recipe is like a gift from heaven, and beyond! I make this for my children's entrée every Thursday evening, and every time, without fail, it turns out perfectly, and of course goes without saying that every last bit is gobbled up!!! A 'must do' for all enthusiasts and beginners alike. Spoil yourself! Go on! x
6th Sep, 2012
Made just one serving for myself. Didn't have rocket, so used flat-leaf parsley. The rest of the familly ate spaghetti with tomato sauce. but this recepy is so quick and easy it was no problem to cook an extra dish. Really liked it, will make again.
5th Sep, 2011
I've just cooked this, using plenty of parmesan and a generous grinding of black pepper. We enjoyed it, and as it was quick, easy and contains my partner's favourite ingredient (prawns), I think this will become a regular.
9th Mar, 2011
A bit of garlic and black pepper finished this dish off perfectly for me.
18th Sep, 2009
Just added a little lemon juice to the the creme fraiche and plenty of pepper. Totally delicious dish and SO EASY!!!
24th Jul, 2009
Add dried chilli flakes, yum!
7th Jul, 2009
Quite nice very easy to make, we added onion, mushroom and garlic.
1st Mar, 2009
Totally agree about using spinach instead of rocket. It just seems to suit it more!


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