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Garlic Mushroom Linguine with Prawns

This dish is perfect for lunch or dinner as its so quick and easy. The combination of garlic,mushrooms and pasta is a base for most of my quick and easy dinners I must admit. I've added prawns but you can easily use chicken or chorizo instead or just leave it out all together. The choice is yours. Why not give this a try and let us know how you got on in the comments below. We love to hear your feedback x

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 300 g Linguine Pasta or Spaghetti
 250 g Chestnut Mushrooms
 200 g Cherry tomatoes
 300 g Cooked Prawns
 100 g Spinach
 2 tbsp Parmesan
 4 Garlic cloves
 1 tbsp Dried Chives
 ½ tsp Mixed herbs
 2 tbsp Butter
 1 tsp Oil
 2 pinches S&P
1

Prep:-
Put a pan of salted water on to boil
Slice the Mushrooms
Slice the tomatoes in half
Chop or grate the garlic.
Grate the Parmesan

2

Add the pasta into the boiling water and cook as per pkt instructions (8-10mns appr)

3

Meanwhile add the oil and butter to a pan on a low heat and add the mushrooms

4

Fry for 3-4 mns then add the garlic, chives and herbs. Stir through

5

Add the tomatoes and stir through.
At this stage you could add some white wine if you like or cream.

6

Add the Spinach and stir

7

Add the Prawns

8

Drain the pasta -keep 1/4cup of the water. (50ml appr)
Add the pasta to the mushrooms and prawns

9

Stir through, adding the pasta water till you get the desired consistency.-I prefer mine not to wet

10

Serve with a spoonful of grated Parmesan sprinkled over, some black pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice (optional) with crusty bread on the side.

11

Easy swaps:-
Linguine for Spaghetti.
Chestnut mushrooms for Button mushrooms.
Cherry tomatoes for any tomatoes
Prawns for chicken or chorizo.
Parmesan for Cheddar cheese

Ingredients

 300 g Linguine Pasta or Spaghetti
 250 g Chestnut Mushrooms
 200 g Cherry tomatoes
 300 g Cooked Prawns
 100 g Spinach
 2 tbsp Parmesan
 4 Garlic cloves
 1 tbsp Dried Chives
 ½ tsp Mixed herbs
 2 tbsp Butter
 1 tsp Oil
 2 pinches S&P

Directions

1

Prep:-
Put a pan of salted water on to boil
Slice the Mushrooms
Slice the tomatoes in half
Chop or grate the garlic.
Grate the Parmesan

2

Add the pasta into the boiling water and cook as per pkt instructions (8-10mns appr)

3

Meanwhile add the oil and butter to a pan on a low heat and add the mushrooms

4

Fry for 3-4 mns then add the garlic, chives and herbs. Stir through

5

Add the tomatoes and stir through.
At this stage you could add some white wine if you like or cream.

6

Add the Spinach and stir

7

Add the Prawns

8

Drain the pasta -keep 1/4cup of the water. (50ml appr)
Add the pasta to the mushrooms and prawns

9

Stir through, adding the pasta water till you get the desired consistency.-I prefer mine not to wet

10

Serve with a spoonful of grated Parmesan sprinkled over, some black pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice (optional) with crusty bread on the side.

11

Easy swaps:-
Linguine for Spaghetti.
Chestnut mushrooms for Button mushrooms.
Cherry tomatoes for any tomatoes
Prawns for chicken or chorizo.
Parmesan for Cheddar cheese

Garlic Mushroom Linguine with Prawns

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