Prawn Pasta


A prawn lovers delight! Cooked in cider, celery and peppers this recipe offers a light, fresh flavor. Serve alone or with a tossed green salad.

4 servings


  • 6 ounces penne pasta

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 ½ cups dry hard cider

  • 1 ½ tablespoons tomato paste

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • ¾ pound fresh prawns


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat cook onion in olive oil for 2 minutes. Add garlic, green bell pepper, celery and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, tomato puree, dry cider, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Add pasta, mixing in well. Cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.

  2. Remove lid, add prawns and cook for 5 minutes. Adjust seasoning, if necessary.

  3. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

411 Calories
9g Fat
50g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 411
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Sodium 313mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 40mg 202%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 314mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.