Lumaconi pasta with red pesto and prawns
Recipe Type: Seafood
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Serves: 4
A recipe for pasta with red pesto and prawns
  • 400g Lumaconi pasta
  • 45ml red pesto (I used Pesto Princess)
  • 15ml olive oil
  • 45ml butter
  • 500g deveined prawns
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 125g cherry tomatoes
  • 100g mozzarella, cubed
  • fresh basil leaves, chopped
  1. Cook the pasta in salted boiling water, according to the packet instructions until al dente.
  2. Drain thoroughly and toss with the red pesto. Transfer to a serving dish.
  3. In the meantime heat the olive oil and butter in a large saucepan.
  4. Add the prawns, green pepper and tomatoes. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, turn the prawns over and cook for another minute, until the prawns are pink and just cooked through.
  5. Spoon the prawn mixture, with the cubed mozzarella and fresh basil into the pasta mixture. Carefully mix through and serve hot or cold.
Recipe by Pink Polka Dot Food at