Angel-Hair Pasta with Prawns, Tomatoes and Basil

Angel-Hair Pasta with Prawn, Tomatoes & Basil

This is an amazingly easy pasta meal for a quick weeknight meal. It is really light and uses fresh ingredients.

Total Time: Around 20 minutes

Serves: 3-4


  • 30 prawns (frozen green prawn meat), thawed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 275g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup  fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 250g angel-hair pasta
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese (optional)


  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water for around 3 minute or until al dente.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add garlic, and cook for 1-2 minutes or aromatic. Add prawns, tomatoes, half the basil, lemon zest and juice, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until prawns are just cooked. Remove pan from heat.
  • Add pasta to prawn mixture and place over medium–high heat. Add remaining basil and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and cook, tossing, for 3 minutes or until warmed through and well combined. Serve topped with grated Parmesan cheese

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