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Tagliatelle with Prawns and Beans

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Category: Fish, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Olive Oil
  • 2 oz Fatty Parma Ham, cut into
  • -small cubes
  • 1 lb Tagliatelle
  • Salt
  • 2 1/4 lb Fresh Young Broad Beans,
  • -shelled and the outer grey
  • -skin removed
  • 1 lb Large Shelled Prawns
  • Black Pepper
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 4 oz Rocket or young spinach
  • -leaves, rinsed
  • 3 oz Cherry Tomatoes


Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a large frying pan. Add the cubes of
ham and fry until crispy. In the meantime, bring a pan of lightly salted
water to the boil for the pasta. Add the tagliatelle and cook it for four
or five minutes until just tender.

While thr pasta is cooking, add the broad beans and prawns to the hot fat
and stir them briskly for two or three minutes. Season with salt, pepper
and lemon juice, remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and keep warm.

Heat the remaining olive oil in the frying pan and add the rocket or
spinach, stir-frying it over a high heat for a few moments. Return the
beans and prawn to the pan to heat them through. Drain the pasta and put
into a warm serving dish. Tip the bean mixture on top and serve at once,
scattered with cherry tomatoes.

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