How to make Parsley Pesto Prawn Pasta -

Prawns and pasta cooked with pesto made with parsley.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Pasta (पास्ता )

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Parsley Pesto Prawn Pasta

Parsley Pesto Prawn Pasta Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Parsley Pesto Prawn Pasta Recipe

  • Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined 10-12

  • Pasta boiled 2 cups

  • Fresh parsley ½ cup

  • Garlic cloves 2-3

  • Pine nuts(chilgoza) 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil ¼ cup

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves chopped 3-4

  • Cherry tomatoes 8-10

  • Parmesan cheese shavings 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Blend together parsley, garlic cloves, pine nuts, salt and olive oil into a coarse paste.

Step 2

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add chopped garlic, prawns and salt and toss.

Step 3

Add fusilli pasta and toss well. Add parsley pesto and mix well.

Step 4

Halve cherry tomatoes and add along with Parmesan cheese and toss.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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