Penne With Saffron and Prawns

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by bigbadbrenda

Found this in a cookbook for shrimp and prawns.

Top Review by cookiedog

We loved this light pasta! I blanched the snow peas, and cooked the prawns, and then used the same water for the pasta. I couldn't resist adding a little white wine! Delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in boiling water in a large pot according to package directions, drain and set aside keeping warm.
  2. To make sauce, melt butter in a small pan over medium heat, blend in flour and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Remove from heat and whisk in the milk, saffron and sage.
  4. Return to heat and cook stirring 3 minutes or until sauce comes to boil and thickens.
  5. Add prawns and snow peas to pasta and toss gently.
  6. Top with sauce and serve immediately.

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