Are you looking for a simple and quick first course to make, that everyone will like and that is also healthy? Penne al baffo is served! The Italian words al baffo mean that this pasta is really delicious, so delicious that this is really time to lick your chops, baffi in Italian. The original recipe uses ham, together with the tomato sauce and cream. In this version, the ham is replaced by prawns, which are a precious source of selenium, which is an antioxidant, and omega 3 fatty acids, which are anti-inflammatory and cardioprotective. To complete, the tomato puree provides lycopene, an anticancer substance, and the cream used is vegetarian, it can be easily found in specialized shops or supermarkets. So, enjoy your meal! Pasta al baffo is served ...
320 grams of wholegrain pasta in penne format
6 tablespoons of tomato puree
250 ml vegan cream (soy or rice)
200 grams of shrimp
Extra virgin olive oil
Blanch the shrimp for a minute, then drain and set aside. Chop the half onion. In a pan, fry the chopped onion with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Now add the tomato puree and cream, mix. Season with salt and continue to cook over low heat for about ten minutes. When there are a couple of minutes left to cook, add the prawns. Boil the pasta in abundant salted water, drain and pour it into the pan with the sauce, mix and let it cook for a minute. Top with a sprig of chopped parsley and serve.