Spaghetti with Tomato Cream Sauce & Prawns

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Spaghetti with tomato sauce is probably the classic pasta dish. It’s quick to prepare & tastes good to everyone.

In today’s post, I’ll show you a simple & easy recipe for spaghetti with a tomato cream sauce & prawns. Have fun cooking!

Cooked/Baked today: Spaghetti with Tomato Cream Sauce & Prawns
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Recipes without Meat, Pasta & Noodle Recipes, Fast Food, Recipes with Seafood
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Spaghetti with Tomato Cream Sauce & Prawns

Spaghetti with Tomato Cream Sauce & Prawns

Ingredients for 2 – 3 servings:

  • 300 grams sieved tomatoes
  • 250 grams spaghetti
  • 200 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 100 milliliters cream
  • 10 – 12 prawns
  • 1 onion
  • 1 – 2 clove(s) garlic
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt, sugar, pepper & chili flakes for seasoning
  • Basil for garnishing

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Pot or saucepan for sauce
  • Large pot for pasta
  • Colander



Peel onion & garlic & chop finely. Halve cherry tomatoes. For the spaghetti bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the spaghetti until al dente for 6 – 7 minutes or according to the instructions on the packaging, then drain over a pasta strainer and put it back into the pot.



Heat up a pan adding a dash of oil, also add the cherry tomatoes and prawns to the pan and sauté over medium to high heat for about 2 minutes, then remove from the pan and set aside.

…for the sauce:

Add some more oil to the pan, also add the onions & garlic and sweat over medium heat for about 2 – 3 minutes until glassy, stirring occasionally. Then pour in 300 milliliters sieved tomatoes as well as 100 milliliters cream & 1 teaspoon of oregano and stir well until everything is well combined.

Preparing Tomato Cream Sauce

Preparing Tomato Cream Sauce

If that’s done bring the sauce to a simmer, season with a pinch of salt, pepper, sugar and a few chili flakes and remove from the heat. Pour the sauce to the drained spaghetti, add the prawns & cherry tomatoes and mix well until creamy. Dish up spaghetti on deep plates and serve garnished with basil. Have fun cooking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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