Fresh Linguini with Prawns and Zucchini Flowers

Great recipe to cook when zucchini flowers are in season. Fresh, italian food at its best.


300gms Linguini

6 female zucchini flowers (separate)

100gms shrimps (chopped)

1 onion (diced)

2 cloves garlic (crushed)

1 tbs thyme (chopped)

Quarter cup Pukara Estate Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 lemon (juiced)


Prepare zucchinis, separate zucchinis from the flowers. Slice the baby zucchini into small rounds and marinate in the crushed garlic and a splash of olive oil for 30mins. Slice zucchini flowers into quarters.

Bring water to the boil, add salt slide pasta gently into pot. Freshly made pasta will take about 3-5mins to cook, dried pasta around 5-8mins to cook.

Sweat off onions in the remaining oil, add shrimps and zucchini and cook slowly until just cooked.

Toss in hot pasta, thyme, zucchini flowers, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Serve.