• 1 pack seafood mix
  • 400g long pasta eg linguine
  • 2 white onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • handful fresh basil or 2 tsp dried herbs
  • three tins chopped tomatoes
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 lemon
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • knob of butter


  1. Defrost a pack of seafood mix (if frozen).
  2. Cook the pasta (linguine or spaghetti) according to the packet.
  3. Meanwhile finely chop the onions and garlic, then fry in butter and olive oil till softened.
  4. Season.
  5. Add tomato puree, fresh basil or dried herbs and the chopped tomatoes (can swap one tin  of tomatoes for a jar of passata).
  6. Simmer while the pasta cooks.
  7. After five minutes stir in the seafood and heat through. add the cooked pasta and some of the cooking water if need be to loosen the pasta.
  8. Season with pepper, a squeeze of lemon juice and garnish with basil leaves.