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Easy Garlic Prawn and Chorizo Pasta

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

Simple. Tasty. Healthy. Affordable. Prawns are high in protein, low in fat and have a far lower carbon footprint than mince, so making this dish is good for your body, taste buds and the planet.

Easy Garlic Prawn and Chorizo Pasta

 400 g linguine
 ¼ cup olive oil
 2 chorizo, peeled and finely chopped
 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
 2 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
 24 green Australian prawns, peeled and deveined tails intact
 ¼ cup pasta water
 ¼ cup finely grated parmesan + extra to serve
 Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper
 ¼ cup each of baby basil and parsley
 Fresh lemon to serve
1

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water for 8-10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and set aside reserving some of the pasta water.

2

Meanwhile, heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over med high heat.

3

Add chorizo garlic, and lemon zest and cook for 4-5 minutes or until chorizo is crisp. Set aside keep warm.

4

Heat remaining oil over high heat and cook the prawns turning for 4-5 minutes or until golden.

5

Return the chorizo to the pan along with the pasta, pasta water as needed and parmesan. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.

6

Serve with fresh lemon, baby herbs and extra parmesan.