Prawn Sofrito Linguine

Prep time: 25 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4 People

A deliciously fresh and easy summer pasta perfect for entertaining on a summer night (with some hidden vegetables for the kids!!) We have used the versatile @sanremopasta linguine, which is made with 100% Australian durum wheat and pairs perfectly with the sofrito sauce! A straightforward and easy-to-make recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser and knock any visitors socks off!!

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  • Prep time: 25 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes
  • Serves: 4 People


  • 8 Green prawns
  • 1 Red onion
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Red capsicum
  • 1 Yellow capsicum
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 1 packet San Remo linguine
  • 100 ml Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Parmesan cheese


  • 1)

    Start by bringing a pot of water to boil on high heat with a generous pinch of salt.

  • 2)

    Devein the prawns by removing their heads, shells, tails and intestinal tracts.

  • 3)

    Then cut the prawns into chunks.

  • 4)

    Finely dice 1 red onion and 1 clove of garlic.

  • 5)

    Separate the thyme leaves from the stem.

  • 6)

    Roll the lemon to loosen up the juices and then zest it on top of the thyme.

  • 7)

    Take the cheeks off the red and yellow capsicums and slice them into matchsticks.

  • 8)

    Then chop the matchsticks cross-sectionally to a similar size as the onion.

  • 9)

    Dice the zucchini the same way.

  • 10)

    Now add 100ml of olive oil to the pan on high heat.

  • 11)

    While the oil is heating up add the pasta to the boiling water and cook as per packet instructions.

  • 12)

    As soon as the pan is hot, add the onion to the pan.

  • 13)

    After approx. 3 minutes add the garlic, thyme and lemon zest.

  • 14)

    Then add the capsicums and zucchini after approx. 1 minute.

  • 15)

    After approx. 1 minute add the capsicums and zucchini.

  • 16)

    Let all the vegetables simmer together for an additional 3 minutes.

  • 17)

    Finally add the prawns with a pinch of salt and let simmer for approx. 3 minutes (you want the prawns to be just cooked through).

  • 18)

    Then using tongs, add the pasta to the pan (don’t be afraid to get some of the starchy water into the pan!)

  • 19)

    Turn off the stove and gently toss all the ingredients together.

  • 20)

    Finish this dish off with a little squeeze of lemon juice and a generous grating of Parmesan cheese.

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