Recipes

Pasta with Prawns and Red Pepper

Makes: 4
Preparation time: 10-15 minutes
Cook time: 27 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 red pepper
  • 4 tbsp. Filippo Berio Olive Oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 fresh red chilli, cut lengthways, deseeded and chopped
  • 350g/12oz dried capellini or linguine
  • 150ml/1/4 pint single cream
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped finely
  • 225g/8oz tiger prawns, with the shells left on their tails
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method:

Grill the pepper until the skin blackens and blisters. Put into poly bags for 20 minutes. Discard the skin and seeds and cut into thin strips.

Heat the oil in a pan add the onion garlic and chilli. Cook and stir for 5 minutes.

Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the pack until 'al dente'. Drain well.

Add the pepper to the onion mixture and fry for 2 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and season to taste. Stir into the hot pasta and heat thoroughly. Serve hot.

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