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Prawn penne with fresh tomato salsa

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This Prawn penne makes a perfect dinner when you want big flavours, fast! Packed with herbs and spices, everyone will be begging for seconds.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Prawn penne with fresh tomato salsa


  • 375g Coles Australian Penne
  • 4 roma tomatoes, seeded, finely chopped
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1kg raw banana prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • ¼ cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 35g baby rocket leaves
  • ⅓ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • Shaved parmesan, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the pasta in a saucepan of boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain well.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, combine the tomato and onion in a small bowl.
  3. Step 3

    Combine the prawns, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, paprika and 1 tbs of the oil in a bowl. Heat a non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add prawn mixture and cook, turning, for 6 mins or until prawns curl and change colour.
  4. Step 4

    Add the pasta to the prawn mixture in the pan. Toss until heated through. Divide among serving plates. Top with tomato salsa, rocket and parsley. Drizzle with remaining oil. Serve with parmesan.