Black tagliatelle with prawns

campania crestTagliatelle nere con gamberi. From Campania. You can get black tagliatelle in larger supermarkets or good delis. I made my own. Just add a sachet of cuttlefish ink to the basic pasta recipe.

Black tagliatelle with prawns ingredients

Black tagliatelle with prawns ingredients

Black tagliatelle

Black tagliatelle

Serves 4

  • 350g black tagliatelle (dried)
  • 450g chopped tomatoes or tomato pulp
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and lightly crushed
  • 400g prawns, shelled weight
  • a handful of rocket, chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • Fry the garlic cloves in the oil until lightly browned. Remove the garlic and discard.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and cook over a high heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the prawns and cook until the prawns are done. Not too long as you don’t want them to shrivel.
  • Stir in the rocket and serve with the cooked pasta.
Black taglatelle with prawns

Black taglatelle with prawns

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