Spicy prawn and garlic pasta
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Time to make:
$4.60 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
- 325g rigatoni pasta
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- 2 long red chillies, thinly sliced
- 2 bunches broccolini, trimmed, cut into thirds
- 6 silverbeet stems (stalk removed), finely shredded
- 400g peeled green prawns
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Cook pasta according to packet instructions until al dente; drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Cover pasta to keep warm and set aside.
Step 2 Heat olive oil in a large deep non-stick frying pan set over medium–low heat. Add garlic and chilli; cook for 2–3 minutes, or until soft and fragrant.
Step 3 Increase heat to medium–high. Add broccolini and silverbeet to pan; cook for 2 minutes, or until just tender. Add green prawns and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes, or until coloured and just cooked through. Add reserved pasta and pasta water; toss. Season with cracked black pepper and serve.
You can use thawed frozen prawns in this recipe.
About this recipe
First published: May 2014