Tomato & Basil Spaghetti

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As you all know, I love spaghetti (Oh, I love spaghetti!!). Type in “spaghetti” in the search bar, and it’ll lead you to more than five entries. I eat spaghetti almost every week. If I’m not cooking it at home, I’m eating it in a fastfood restaurant (e.g. Jollibee). I’m all for easy to prepare spaghetti because I sure do not want to wait a long time before I can eat them. The easiest spaghetti dish I’ve created so far is this no-oil tomato and basil spaghetti.

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Ingredients:

pasta, cooked according to directions

very ripe tomatoes, chopped

basil, chopped roughly

garlic, chopped

onion, chopped

salt and black pepper

reserve some of the pasta liquid to cook the tomatoes

Procedures:

  1. Cook pasta. Transfer pasta to a bowl. Do not throw away the pasta water.
  2. In a saucepan, add the tomatoes, onions and garlic. Add salt. The salt will bring out the flavor of the tomatoes.
  3. Add pasta liquid and bring tomatoes to a simmer. The tomatoes should be crushed by this time.
  4. Cook tomatoes until your desired doneness. Add basil leaves.
  5. Add tomato-basil sauce to pasta.
  6. Season with more salt and pepper. Or parmesan cheese.

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We like to pair our pasta with Kate’s garlic bread, Skyflakes or Sunflower crackers.

 

 

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