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Fettuccine with Prawns, Peas, Tomatoes and Cream Sauce

Course Fish, Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cream, fettuccine, pasta, prawns,, tomatoes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 800 kcal


  • 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1.2 cup Vermouth 1/2 cup dry Vermouth
  • 2/3 pound pasta 2/3 pound fettuccine pasta
  • 4 tsps turmeric 4 teaspoons turmeric
  • 2 tbsps olive oil 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound prawns 1 pound shelled, deveined and tail on prawns
  • 2 tsps garlic 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion 1/2 cup minced yellow onion
  • 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tomatoes 2 large, seeded and chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup peas 1 cup frozen peas


  1. In a small bowl let the saffron soak in the wine for 5 minutes.

  2. In a large pot of boiling salted water cook the linguine, the frozen peas with the turmeric until al dente.

  3. While the pasta is cooking, in a large skillet heat the olive oil over moderate heat until it is hot but not smoking and add the onions stirring for a 1 minute. Add the garlic, salt and pepper to taste. Add the fresh chopped tomatoes and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Add the wine and cook for another 5 minutes. Add the cream and boil the mixture until the liquid is reduced by half. Add the prawns and cook until the prawns turn pink, 1 minute. Season to taste.

  4. Season to taste.

  5. Drain the pasta and place back in to the pot that they were just drained from. Add the prawn sauce to it and blend well.

Nutrition Facts
Fettuccine with Prawns, Peas, Tomatoes and Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 800 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 367mg122%
Sodium 916mg40%
Potassium 639mg18%
Carbohydrates 72g24%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 1665IU33%
Vitamin C 30.4mg37%
Calcium 248mg25%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.