Pasta with basil oil & prawns

Pasta with basil oil & prawns


Toss herb-infused extra virgin olive oil with chilli prawns and tender crisp asparagus.

The ingredient of Pasta with basil oil & prawns

  1. 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  2. 1/2 cup fresh continental parsley leaves
  3. 60ml (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil
  4. 1 tablespoon water
  5. 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  6. 320g spaghetti
  7. 2 bunches asparagus, woody ends trimmed, thinly sliced diagonally
  8. Olive oil spray
  9. 400g green prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  10. 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  11. 1 long fresh red chilli, seeded, chopped
  12. 100g baby rocket leaves

The instruction how to make Pasta with basil oil & prawns

  1. Place basil and parsley in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Set aside for 20 seconds. Drain and rinse under cold water. Squeeze out excess water. Process basil and parsley in a food processor until finely chopped. Add oil, water and half the lemon rind. Process to combine.
  2. Cook the pasta in a saucepan of salted boiling water until al dente, adding the asparagus in the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and return to the pan.
  3. Meanwhile, spray a frying pan with oil and heat over high heat. Cook the prawns, garlic, chilli and remaining lemon rind, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until the prawns are golden and just cooked through.
  4. Add the prawns, basil oil and rocket to the pasta. Season and toss to combine.

Nutritions of Pasta with basil oil & prawns

calories: 490.906 calories
calories: 16 grams fat
calories: 3 grams saturated fat
calories: 58 grams carbohydrates
calories: 1 grams sugar
calories: 26 grams protein
calories: 101 milligrams cholesterol
calories: 254.31 milligrams sodium
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