Cherry tomato & caper spaghetti

A simple pasta dish with a hint of spice makes for a super satisfying supper

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:12 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 463
  • Carbohydrate 78
  • Fat 13
  • Fiber 4
  • Protein 13
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sodium 0.34
  • Sugar 6


  • 200g spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 1 red or green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped, or half tsp chilli powder
  • 200g pack cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tsp capers, roughly chopped
  • grated parmesan, to serve (optional)


This recipe is a good source of vitamin C


  1. Boil the spaghetti. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the garlic and fry, stirring all the time, until golden. Add the chilli, tomatoes and capers and fry for a further 3-4 mins until the tomatoes start to break down.

  2. Add 2 tbsp of the pasta cooking water to the tomatoes, then drain the pasta and return to the pan. Pour in the tomato sauce and toss everything together well. Serve as it is or sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan.