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Penne With Saffron And Prawns

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Penne With Saffron And Prawns has a lovely taste. Penne With Saffron And Prawns gets its taste from prawns mixed with penne and peas. Penne With Saffron And Prawns is inspired by many restaurants worldwide.
  Penne 500 Gram
  Cooked prawns 500 Gram, shelled and deveined
  Peas 125 Gram, blanched
  Butter 30 Gram
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Reduced fat milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Saffron threads 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Otherwise Use Pinch Saffron Powder)
  Chopped fresh sage/1/2 teaspoon dried sage 1 Tablespoon

Cook pasta in boiling water in a large saucepan following packet directions.
Drain, set aside and keep warm.
To make sauce, melt butter in a small saucepan over a medium heat, stir in flour and cook for 1 minute.
Remove pan from heat and whisk in milk, saffron and sage.
Return pan to heat and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until sauce boils and thickens.
Add prawns and peas (mangetout) to hot pasta and toss to combine.
Top with sauce and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2553 Calories from Fat 378

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.3%

Saturated Fat 19.1 g95.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 84.1 mg28%

Sodium 300.2 mg12.5%

Total Carbohydrates 403 g134.2%

Dietary Fiber 42.8 g171%

Sugars 24.8 g

Protein 158 g317%

Vitamin A 271.2% Vitamin C 126.9%

Calcium 57.7% Iron 66.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Penne With Saffron And Prawns Recipe