• Creamy celery, chilli and prawn spaghetti

    Serves: 6
    Cooking Time: 20 mins


    • 300g spaghetti
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
    • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
    • 500ml (2 cups) fresh cream
    • 1 bunch celery, washed and chopped (leaves reserved, to garnish)
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • 15g butter
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
    • 2,5ml (½ tsp) crushed dried chilli flakes
    • 300g prawns, cleaned and heads removed
    • handful fresh chives, chopped



    Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions.


    For the sauce, heat the first 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat and fry the onion until softened, 2 minutes. Add the garlic, cream and celery, season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper, reduce the heat and allow to simmer, about 10 minutes.


    Melt the butter and the remaining 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil in a pan over high heat and fry the prawns, 3 minutes on each side. Stir in the chilli flakes, remove from heat and stir in the sauce. Add the pasta and chives and serve garnished with celery leaves.