Ingredients per serve


What you need

This pasta with its bisque-style sauce makes for an incredible tasting experience. Using the prawn shells and heads to create a base stock means less wastage and results in an intense, umami-rich sauce.



  1. What you need

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  2. Bisque Sauce

    • Remove heads and shells of the prawns, leaving the tails on. Set aside.
    • Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
    • Add prawn heads and shells, and cook for 10 minutes until dark red brown.
    • Add the leeks, carrots, garlic, and bay leaves. Sauté for 5 minutes.
    • Pour in water, KNORR Italiana Pronto Napoli and KNORR Roux. Simmer for 30 minutes.
    • Remove from heat and strain the sauce through a fine sieve.
    • Discard the remaining heads, shells, and vegetables.
  3. Linguine

    • Cook linguine until al dente. Drain and keep warm, reserving ½ cup of the pasta water.
    • Heat extra oil in a pan and cook the tail-on prawns for 1–2 minutes.
    • Add the cherry tomatoes and sauté until tender and blistered.
    • Toss the linguine in along with bisque sauce and basil leaves.
    • If the mixture is too thick, add a splash of pasta water to loosen. Serve immediately.