Simple Prawn Spaghetti

Simple Prawn Spaghetti

Jacqui Farbrace
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4


  • 500 g spaghetti
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tblspn tomato puree
  • Good shake of dried basil
  • 400 g cooked prawns
  • Olive oil
  • Small glass of white wine
  • 1 lemon zest & juice
  • 2 handfuls of rocket or Baby Spinach
  • What You Need Optional
  • Dried or Fresh chopped chillies


  • Put a pan of water on for the spaghetti.
  • Finely chop or crush the garlic.
  • Heat a little oil in a frying pan or large shallow pan.
  • Add the Garlic and gently fry until it starts to turn colour.
  • Add the prawns and cook for about a minute.
  • Add the wine, tomatoes, tomato puree and basil. Stir well and simmer for a couple of minutes.
  • When the spaghetti is cooked drain the water.
  • Add the spaghetti to the tomato & prawn sauce and coat well.
  • Squeeze in the lemon juice and add the rocket or spinach. Loosely stir through.
  • Serve onto warmed plates or bowls and sprinkle the lemon zest over the top.


Add some chilli for a bit of a kick
Swap out the Spring onions for some Chives.