1846 kj Energy
11g Fat Total
2g Saturated Fat
5g Carbs (sugar)
71g Carbs (total)
Tomato and basil pastaPrint Recipe
- 375g spaghetti
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 small red onion, halved, thinly sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 400g can Italian cherry tomatoes in tomato juice
- 1 teaspoon caster sugar
- 2 tablespoons shredded fresh basil leaves
Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet directions until tender. Drain.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large, deep frying pan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook for 3 minutes or until softened. Add garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomatoes and sugar. Bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Add basil and pasta to tomato mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Serve.
You could use different types of pasta with this sauce.
Serve with salad leaves and crusty bread.
Author: Claire Brookman
Image credit: Ben Dearnley
Publication: Super Food Ideas