Seafood Pasta With Tomato And Olives Recipe

Delight guests with an elegant pasta meal full of seafood flavours in a tomato and olive based sauce. Simply throw the ingredients into a wok and in 20 minutes, you will be ready to serve.


Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

15 minutes



Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons (30m) SPAR Olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) crushed garlic
  • 2 - 3 red chillies, finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 x410g SPAR Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Country Cellars dry white wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) SPAR Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon (5ml) SPAR Sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 750 g SPAR Pink Prawn Tails
  • 400 g SPAR Seafood Mix
  • 500g SPAR ITALIAN STYLE pasta shells
  • 6 -8 SPAR Black Calamata Olives, pitted and halved

Recipe Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan or wok and gently fry the onion, garlic and chillies over a medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomato, white wine, bay leaf , balsamic vinegar and sugar and bring to the boil.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pot of rapidly boiling salted water until al dente. 
  4. Reduce the heat in the frying pan and simmer the sauce for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the prawns and marinara mix. Cook for a further 5 - 8 minutes until prawns turns pink and the flesh white. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  5. Remove the bay leaf from the sauce and stir in the olives.
  6. Toss with the drained pasta and serve.

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