Recipes

Prawn and Fresh Lemon Pasta

Prawn and Fresh Lemon PastaPrawns are a delicious way to get some omega 3 fatty acids and also some iodine.

People often think they are difficult to cook but if you get them pre-shelled or even frozen from the supermarket, they are a convenient and exciting alternative for a protein source.

This meal is quick, easy, delicious and a great addition to a family healthy eating menu plan.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 400 grams of cooked prawns
  • 2 handfuls of baby spinach
  • 1 lemon for it zest and juice
  • 1 handful of chopped parsley
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbs of extra virgin olive oil.
  • Pasta for 4 people

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta as per the packet instructions
  2. While the pasta is cooking, chop up the spring onions and lightly pan fry them with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add in the prawns and rethermalise them.
  3. Once the prawns are warm, add in the juice of the lemon and its zest and stir through the parsley and spinach to gently wilt it.
  4. Plate up the pasta and serve the prawns evenly amongst the plates. Top with parmesan cheese and some additional extra virgin olive oil.

420 calories per serve.

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written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."