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Seafood tomato spaghetti

Seafood tomato spaghetti
  • Meal Type

    Seafood
  • Servings

    4
  • Courses

    Quick lunch

This is quick and light, and the lemon adds a fresh zesty flavour.

Add your favourite combination of seafood, or keep a bag of seafood mix in the freezer for a no-fuss dinner. Serve with crusty bread for mopping up the juices.

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 2 anchovies
  • 3 strips lemon peel
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • ½ tsp dill tips
  • 6 large vine-ripened tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 400g seafood (salmon, calamari, shrimps, mussels, crab etc)
  • 4 serves spaghetti
  • Fresh Italian parsley, to garnish

1 Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the onion, garlic and anchovies, and saute over a gentle heat for 4-5 minutes, until softened and fragrant.

2 Add the lemon, white wine, capers, dill and tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.

3 Add the seafood and cook gently for 4-5 minutes until both the fish and seafood are translucent and cooked.

4 Meanwhile, cook the pasta in boiling water according to packet directions and drain.

5 Serve the tomato seafood sauce over the hot pasta. Garnish with Italian parsley and a swirl of olive oil.

About Jo Wilcox

"I have had a love of food my whole life. Lucky for me my mum allowed me to play in the kitchen from the very beginning – from sitting up on the bench watch her peeling peaches for preserving or planning dinner parties from her many Womans Weekly Cookbooks. Starting in my local beach café, I went onto professional cookery training and my big foodie OE working as a professional chef and nanny. At 21 I launched my first restaurant. The following years saw me owning a gourmet cake and dessert shop and then a pasta deli before I discovered the world of food styling. Today I work in food styling making food look beautiful and tasty in packaging and advertising shoots, as well as my most important role yet – Food Editor of New Zealand Woman’s Weekly. I aim to provide great meal solutions that are interesting and approachable, and of course gorgeous foodie photos that make you want to cook them! I love the feedback and the knowledge that people actually cook them and have great results. If I can give someone a love of cooking and enjoying family meal times and gatherings then my job is done!" See www.jowilcox.co.nz

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NZWW Dec-29-2014 issue

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