Pasta with Prawns, Asparagus & Spinach

Now that the weather is getting better and spring is knocking on the door, I feel like sharing a recipe of a simple and quick Pasta dish that I usually do when it’s summer – because it goes well with white wine and even tastes better if served outside under a star lit sky.

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These are the ingredients:

  • Carrots (diced)
  • Celery (diced)
  • Garlic (finely diced)
  • Prawns
  • Asparagus (peeled, cut into small pieces and cooked)
  • Tomatoes (the small ones, cut into halfs)
  • White Wine
  • Tomato-Sugo
  • Baby Spinach
  • Oregano
  • Sea Salt
  • Pepper
  • Parmesan
  • Basil
  • Pasta

 

Stir fry Garlic, Carrots and Celery for about a minute, add Prawns and after 1-2 min add the cooked Asparagus and Tomatoes. Cook for another 2 min, deglaze with wine, let is simmer fo another minute , then add the Sugo. After a couple of min simmering, you can add the Baby Spinach, some Oregano, Sea Salt and Pepper. Add the Pasta to the sauce and mix well. Serve with Basil and Parmesan.

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Tip: Which Pasta? I’m cooking with Rummo. I got to know this brand from a visit to Italy and it was highly rated during a test by one of the major German newspapers. Before I used a cheaper Italian Pasta brand, but trust me, the price for Rummo is worth it!

 

 

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