Prawns with almond pesto pasta recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 520 calories / serving
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Cook the pasta in boiling water for 9-10 minutes or as directed on the packet. Meanwhile make the almond pesto - place the almonds, Parmesan, garlic and basil in a liquidizer or food processor and whizz until very finely chopped, add oil, whizz to a paste.

Drain the pasta then stir in the prawns and pesto and toss until well coated. Serve hot or can be eaten cold as a salad.

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  • Ingredients

  • 300g (10oz) pasta shapes
  • 25g (1oz) roasted Marcona almonds
  • 50g (2oz) Parmesan cheese, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 25g (1oz) basil leaves
  • 75ml (3floz) olive oil
  • 200g (7oz) cooked king prawns
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  • Energy 2166kj 520kcal 26%
  • Fat 28g 40%
  • Saturates 6g 30%
  • Sugars 2g 2%
  • Salt 2.3g 38%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 42.7g Protein 25.9g Fibre 0.1g


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