Operation Transformation Creamy Prawn and Courgette Pasta

Creamy Prawn and Courgette Pasta Operation Transformation

The secret to enjoying a creamy pasta dish as part of a balanced diet is to have everything in moderation. We've teamed up with Operation Transformation to give you a foolproof and tasty prawn and courgette pasta recipe.

Prep time: 3 minutes

Cook time: 17 minutes

Servings: 2 people

Preparation

Place the pasta in a pot of boiling water and cook for approximately 10 minutes. 

Place olive oil in a pan on medium heat. Add crushed garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes being sure not to let it burn.

Add the halved cherry tomotoes and sliced courgettes to the pan and cook until tender.

Add the cream cheese to the pan and stir well allowing to melt.

Add the prawns to the sauce and allow sauce to simmer until prawns turn pink for approximately 5-10 minutes. 

Add the cooked pasta to the prawn sauce, mix through and serve.

Ingredients

100g uncooked peeled prawns

100g whole-wheat pasta (any shape will do)

1 large courgette, sliced

100g cherry tomatoes, halved

60g light cream cheese

1 garlic clove, crushed

½  tablespoon olive oil