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Creamy Prawn & Pea Pasta

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 300g whole-wheat pasta
  • 150g frozen peas
  • 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 2 medium leeks, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 300g king prawns, cooked
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 100g plain low-fat yoghurt
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet, adding the peas for the final 2 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan and gently cook the leeks for 10 minutes, then add the garlic and prawns, and cook for 2 minutes until the prawns are heated through.
  3. Stir in the lemon zest and yoghurt.
  4. When the pasta and peas are cooked to your liking, reserve one cupful of the cooking water, then drain.
  5. Stir the pasta and peas into the leek mixture. Add enough of the reserved pasta water to make a smooth sauce. Season well, adding lemon juice to taste. Serve immediately.

Each serving  About 1 470kJ, 6g fat (1g saturated), 39g carbohydrate (4g total sugars).


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