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Yields:
4 serving(s)
Preparation Time:
10 mins
Cooking Time:
10 mins
Meal type:
Main Dishes
Lunch
Rating:
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by member: Webgem

Prawn Pasta with Pea Pesto

Quick, easy evening or lunch meal.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cook pasta following directions on packet. Drain and reserve 1/3 cup of the water. Return pasta to pot.
  2. Meanwhile make pesto. Place thawed peas, basil, ricotta, lemon juice and pine nuts in a food processor and blend until smooth, adding a little hot water if needed.
  3. Heat oil and garlic in frypan on high heat. Cook prawns, stirring 2-3 minutes until pink and cooked through.
  4. Add reserved pasta water, pesto and prawns to the pasta and toss to combine.
  5. Serve with salad or rocket and lemon wedges.
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Nutritional Summary:

There are 577 calories in 1 serving of Prawn Pasta with Pea Pesto.
Calorie Breakdown: 20% fat, 51% carbs, 29% prot.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: per serve
 
per serve
Kilojoules 2410 kj
Calories 576 kcal
Protein 42.63 g
Fat 13.44 g
  Saturated Fat 3.947 g
  Polyunsaturated Fat 4.714 g
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.039 g
Cholesterol 169 mg
Carbohydrate 75.85 g
  Sugar 6.39 g
Fibre 5 g
Sodium 643 mg
Potassium 448 mg
29%
of RDI*
(576 cal)
29% RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (51%)
 
Fat (20%)
 
Protein (29%)
*Based on an RDI of 2000 calories