FANCY FAMILY FAVES
Weeknight classics have been given a tasty twist!
LINGUINE WITH GARLIC PRAWNS & CHORIZO SERVES 4 PREP + COOK 25 MINS
✦ 400g linguine pasta ✦ 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ✦ 250g cured chorizo sausages, thinly sliced ✦ 500g uncooked large prawns, peeled and deveined, tails intact ✦ 4 garlic cloves, crushed ✦ 1 long red chilli, seeded, finely chopped ✦ 1 tsp smoked paprika ✦ 250g mixed cherry tomatoes, halved ✦ 2 tsp finely grated lemon zest ✦ ¹⁄ 3 cup lemon juice ✦ ¹⁄ 3 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley ✦ lemon cheeks, to serve
1 Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet instructions until just tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup of cooking liquid.
2 Meanwhile, heat 2 tsp of the oil in a large heavy-based frying pan over medium heat. Cook chorizo, turning, 3 mins until browned. Transfer to a plate.
3 Add prawns, garlic, chilli, paprika and tomato to pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 mins until prawns are just cooked through. Season to taste.
4 Return chorizo to pan. Add lemon zest, juice, pasta, parsley and remaining oil. Season. Add enough of the reserved pasta water to coat pasta. Toss to coat.
5 Divide pasta mixture among bowls or plates. Serve with lemon cheeks. Sprinkle with small flat-leaf parsley leaves, if you like.