Pasta Puttanesca w/ Prawns

…or “3 men and a pasta” as my friend, Kristin, named it because she watched as her husband, Bob, make the sauce, her brother, Greg, make fresh egg noodles and me peel, devein and saute’ the prawns! It all came together for a beautifully delicious meal!!

(pardon the resolution of the pics, they were taken w/ an i-phone)

Pasta Puttanesca w/ Prawns

Ingredients:

1 pound freshly made egg noodles

2 pounds fresh prawns

8 roma tomatoes – blanched, peeled and smashed

6 cloves garlic – sliced

1 shallot – small dice

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 cup white wine

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

1/2 teaspoon Italian herb mix

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:

1) Saute’  shallots and garlic in olive oil over medium heat for 3 minutes

2) Add tomatoes, wine and herbs; let simmer for 5 mnutes, add butter, then salt and pepper to taste

3) Saute’ prawns on lightly oiled griddle until opaque

4) Add prawns to sauce and stir

5) Cook pasta in well salted water until “al dente” – approximately 3 minutes

6) Plate, then top w/ freshly grated parmesan cheese and mangia (eat)!!

Alla facia di qi me vol male’ (sp?)…

Bruno

2 Responses to “Pasta Puttanesca w/ Prawns”


  1. 1 Andrea

    I love pasta, and this one is my favorite. Im italan and our food is great!!!!

  2. 2 brunosdream

    Thanks Andrea! This pasta was a quick and easy dinner w/ great flavors. Hope you try it!!

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