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Prawn, chilli & tomato linguine

Points® value
Total Time
15 min
5 min
10 min
The flavour of the prawns really shines through in this pasta dish, with the chilli adding a hint of heat.


White pasta, dry

250 g, linguine

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)


1 clove(s), crushed

Chilli, green or red

1 individual, deseeded (optional) and finely chopped

Cherry Tomatoes

335 g, halved

King Prawns, Cooked

350 g


1 medium, juice and zest of

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon(s), extra virgin

Parsley, fresh

1 tablespoon(s), finely chopped


  1. Put the pasta in a large pan of salted boiling water. Bring back to the boil and simmer for 6-7 minutes, or until the linguine is al dente. Drain, reserving a little of the pasta cooking water.
  2. Meanwhile, mist a large pan with cooking spray, add the garlic and chilli and cook over a medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Add the tomatoes and cook for another 3-4 minutes until they begin to break down. Gently stir in the prawns, lemon juice and olive oil until combined.
  3. Add a couple of tablespoons of the reserved pasta water to the sauce, then add the cooked linguine, tossing everything together until well combined.
  4. Divide between bowls and serve garnished with the lemon zest and parsley.