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How to make seafood pasta like a pro (even if you’re a rank amateur)

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Pasta is the quintessential Italian dish.

It’s also perfect for the South African summer.

Here’s how to make seafood pasta like a pro:

Ingredients:

  • 400 g linguine

  • Olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 whole chilli

  • 250 g baby Italian tomatoes

  • ½ - 1 cup (125- 250 ml) white wine

  • Pinch sugar

  • 150 g prawn meat

  • 150 g calamari tubes

  • 2-4 baby marrows, shaved

  • Salt and milled pepper

  • Handful parsley

(Serves 4)

Method:

  • Cook pasta according to packet instructions.

  • Heat a generous glug of olive oil and fry onion until soft and glossy.

  • Add garlic, chilli, wine and sugar. Cook for a few minutes.

  • Add tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes.

  • Add remaining ingredients, cook for about 5 minutes.

  • Season to taste and toss in parsley

  • Toss through hot pasta.
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