Classic Tomato & Prawn Spaghetti

The youngest son watched Antonio Carluccio make this really simple classic Italian dish and decided he wanted to make it for tea, so he did!  it looked and tasted fantastic…

Tomato & Prawn Spaghetti


  • 250g king prawns
  • 3 or 4 large cloves garlic
  • bunch of parsley
  • tomato passata
  • spaghetti
  • teaspoon of chilli powder
  • salt & pepper


  1. chop the garlic & parsley
  2. add a glug of olive oil or extra virgin rapeseed oil to a frying pan
  3. when the oil is hot add the finely chopped/crushed garlic, half the chopped parsley and the chilli and fry gently for a minute
  4. then add the prawns and stir fry for a further couple of minutes
  5. add 5 or 6 tablespoons of tomato passata & bring back to a simmer
  6. add the cooked & drained spaghetti to the pan
  7. stir through & serve with a sprinkle of the chopped parsley

About cwildman

Local Food Evangelist, 5th Generation Butcher based in the Yorkshire Dales, England. Town End Farm Shop, Artisan Butchery & Charcuterie, Home of The Yorkshire Chorizo.
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