Tagliatelle with prawns and red pesto

A quick and easy pasta dish that is easy to prepare and delicious to eat!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course dinner, lunch, maincourse
Cuisine Fish, Pasta
Servings 4 people


  • 400 g tagliatelle
  • 1 red pepper deseeded and finely sliced
  • 1 large handful spinach finely chopped
  • 190 g red pesto
  • 250 g cooked prawns
  • Black pepper
  • 50 g pine nuts lightly toasted in a dry pan
  • 25 g parmesan


  • Put a pan of salted water on to boil; add the tagliatelle according to the packet’s instructions. Drain, reserving a small ladle full of cooking water, and set aside
  • Heat a little oil in a pan and fry the peppers until softened (about 10 minutes) – the longer and slower they cook, the sweeter they are
  • Add the pesto, spinach and cooked prawns to the pan – gently heat through
  • Add a good grinding of black pepper
  • Add the cooked pasta – toss to combine
  • Serve topped with the pine nuts and parmesan
Keyword cookingforfamily, familyfavourite, familymeals, quickdinners, quickrecipes
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