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Spaghetti with tomatoes & basil

This quick pasta dish is so simple to prepare yet tastes so good – make sure your tomatoes are really ripe and full flavoured

  • Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 10 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Calories 340
  • Carbohydrates 49
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sugar 6
  • Protein 9
  • Fat 12
  • Fibre 5
  • Salt 1.5

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 340
  • Carbohydrates 49
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Sugar 6
  • Protein 9
  • Fat 12
  • Fibre 5
  • Salt 1.5

Ingredients

  • 250g spaghetti
  • 2 banana shallots, finely sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 4 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 25 basil leaves (ideally from a growing pot)
  • 100g pitted black kalamata olives
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Method

  1. Boil the pasta following pack instructions, about 9 mins. Meanwhile, put all the remaining ingredients in a large bowl with plenty of seasoning and toss together. Drain the pasta well, add to the tomato mixture and toss everything together until well mixed.

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