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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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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
Energy
2412 kj
576 kcal
Protein
42.63g
Fat
13.44g
Saturated Fat
3.947g
Polyunsaturated Fat
4.714g
Monounsaturated Fat
3.039g
Cholesterol
169mg
Carbohydrates
75.85g
Sugar
6.39g
Fibre
5g
Sodium
643mg
Potassium
448mg
29%
of RDI*
(576 cal)
29% RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (51%)
 
Fat (20%)
 
Protein (29%)
*Based on an RDI of 2000 calories

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