Pasta, Prawns, Watercress, Garlic & Lemon

Calories: 509 Preparation: 10 mins Cooking: 15 mins Serves: 4
Pasta, Prawns, Watercress, Garlic & Lemon

Ingredients

  • 450g pasta shapes
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 350g raw peeled tiger prawns
  • grated zest and juice of one lemon
  • 85g watercress, roughly chopped
  • 3tbsp reduced fat creme fraiche
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • parmesan shavings to serve

Method

Cook the pasta in a large pan of salted boiling water for 12-15 minutes or according to the packet instructions.

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and add the garlic. Cook for a couple of minutes but don’t let the garlic burn. Add the prawns followed by the grated lemon zest and juice. Cook, stirring, for a minute.

Throw in the watercress and cook until the watercress is just beginning to wilt, about 30 seconds. Turn the heat up and stir in the creme frâiche. Let the sauce bubble for a minute or two. Taste and season with salt and ground black pepper.

Drain the pasta and return to the pan. Stir in the prawn and watercress sauce and serve immediately with some shaved parmesan.

Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 2g Carbohydrate: 86g Protein: 30g Fibre: 4g Salt: 0.76g

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