Prawn and Basil Pasta is one such Italian recipe which would steal your heart away and make you crave for more.

Time: 35 minutes


  • 375 gm pasta linguine
  • 650 gm prawns
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 6 shallots (small onions)
  • 1/2 cup shredded basil
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 red chilli
  • 5 medium tomato
  • black pepper as required
  • salt as required


  • In a large saucepan, add water along with some salt and oil. Let it come to a boil and add the linguine pasta in
  • it. Cook the pasta and strain the excess water. Next, heat 2 tsp of olive oil in a large frying pan over medium
  • heat and add the prawns in it. Cook them until prawns change color. Next, add in the red chilli along with
  • chopped garlic and let it cook.
  • Once you can smell the garlic, add the chopped tomatoes , shallots and finely shredded basil and saute them
  • well. Toss it gently so that all the ingredients are mixed thoroughly.
  • Once cooked, divide the linguine among serving bowls and season it with salt and pepper. Serve it hot and
  • enjoy.