RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Spaghetti pomodoro with chilli prawns

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A DELICIOUS pasta dish, complete with a hit from the chilli prawns.

INGREDIENTS:

200g large raw prawns

½-1 tsp chilli flakes

2 garlic cloves, crushed

olive oil

1 onion, chopped

1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes

½ tsp golden caster sugar

150g spaghetti

a large handful basil, torn

METHOD:

1. Marinate the prawns in the chillies mixed with half the garlic and 1 tbsp olive oil.

2. Cook the onion and rest of the garlic in 1 tbsp oil in a wide pan until soft. Add the tomatoes and sugar. Simmer for 15 minutes.

3. Cook the pasta following the pack instructions. Drain, keeping 2 tbsp of the pasta water.

4. Add the prawns and marinade to the tomato sauce and cook for 2 minutes or until the prawns turn pink. Add the pasta and water to the sauce with a large handful of basil. Toss, season and serve.