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Spaghetti with cherry tomato & black olive sauce

A healthy, vegetarian pasta dish with tomatoes, capers, olives and lots of basil

  • Takes 15 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Calories 613
  • Carbohydrates 90
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sugar 7
  • Protein 16
  • Fat 21
  • Fibre 7
  • Salt 1.5

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 613
  • Carbohydrates 90
  • Saturated Fat 3
  • Sugar 7
  • Protein 16
  • Fat 21
  • Fibre 7
  • Salt 1.5

Ingredients

  • 250g spaghetti
  • 200g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • small bunch basil, leaves torn and stems removed
  • 10 good quality black olives (not in brine), roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp caper, drained and rinsed
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • shaved parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), to serve

Method

  1. Cook the pasta following pack instructions in salted water until al dente. Meanwhile, put the tomatoes in a bowl with the oil, basil, olives, capers, lemon zest and juice, and a pinch of salt and mix together.

  2. Drain the pasta, then return to the pan. Add the tomato mixture and mix again to combine. Serve with the cheese sprinkled on top.

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