Penne with Prawns in a Garlic Tomato Sauce

Penne with Prawns in a Garlic Tomato Sauce


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About this recipe: Tomatoes and onions are pan-fried with garlic and wine, tossed with prawns, and served with pasta in this quick and easy mid-week meal.


Serves: 6 

  • 500g penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons (60ml) white wine
  • 800g canned chopped tomatoes
  • 500g raw prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup finely grated parmesan cheese

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Cook penne according to packet instructions and then drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in wine and tomatoes, and continue cooking 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add prawns, stir to coat with sauce and cook 5 minutes, or until they change colour. Toss with pasta and top with parmesan cheese to serve.

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