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Pasta with Prawns, Tomatoes & Courgettes

My Signature Dish – Kate Ferdinand
As a b busy stepmum to three young children, Kate Ferdinand knows the importance of good nutrition and exercise on her health.


  1. Heat half the olive oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat.
  2. Fry the onion for 3 minutes, then add the garlic and courgette.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes, then add the chopped and cherry tomatoes and thyme and simmer for 8–10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile cook the pasta in boiling water according to the packet instructions. Drain and mix with the tomato mixture. Return the pan to a medium heat and add the remaining oil.
  5. When hot add the prawns, then season and fry, stirring for 2–3 minutes until they’re pink and cooked through.
  6. Put the pasta in a bowl, arrange the prawns on top, and scatter over the basil and Parmesan, if using.