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Spicy Prawn & Basil Taglierini

4.3/5 rating (3 votes)
  • Serves: 2
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Ready in: 20 mins
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
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Spicy Prawn & Basil Taglierini

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  • 170g (raw weight) taglierini, cooked and warm with a dash of oil to stop sticking together
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 small jar peppers, drained (170g)
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 x 400g chopped tomatoes in juice
  • salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 150g Atlantic cooked prawns, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

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  • valentines hearts 2018Heat the oil and add the onion, garlic and chilli, the cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, liquidise the peppers and stock cube and place into the cooking onions, garlic and chilli.
  • Heat through and simmer for 5-6 minutes to thicken slightly.Just before serving add the prawns and warm for 1 minute, then add the pasta and basil and stir though.
  • Serve.

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