Pasta with quick tomato sauce

Pasta with quick tomato sauce

Based on 10 ratings

Sebastian Copien, cook and cookbook author

www.sebastian-copien.de

“You can find more pasta dishes and quick recipes in my cookbook ‘Fit-Mix’ (ZS Verlag).”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
400 g pasta
300 g tomatoes
1 clove garlic
10 leaves basil
½ onion
8 tbsp olive oil (divided)
sun-dried tomatoes
50 ml orange juice
1 tsp agave syrup
2 tsp sea salt
¼ tsp pepper
salt
pepper
basil for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • 2 frying pans
  • pot
  • cooking spoon
  • blender
  • cutting board
  • knife

Nutrition per serving

Cal
840
Protein
11g
Fat
61g
Carb
61g

Step 1/3

Quarter tomatoes and remove stems. Peel and finely chop garlic. Wash, dry and chop basil. Peel and finely dice onion. Heat some olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat and fry onion for approx. 2 – 3 min. Remove from heat.
  • 300 tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 10 leaves basil
  • ½ onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • frying pan
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife

Quarter tomatoes and remove stems. Peel and finely chop garlic. Wash, dry and chop basil. Peel and finely dice onion. Heat some olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat and fry onion for approx. 2 – 3 min. Remove from heat.

Step 2/3

Add half of the tomatoes, fried onion, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, orange juice, agave syrup, salt, pepper, and remaining olive oil to a blender. Blend on high for approx. 1 min. or until smooth. Then add remaining tomatoes and basil and use the pulse function two or three times to incorporate.
  • 2 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 50 ml orange juice
  • 1 tsp agave syrup
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 7 tbsp olive oil
  • blender

Add half of the tomatoes, fried onion, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, orange juice, agave syrup, salt, pepper, and remaining olive oil to a blender. Blend on high for approx. 1 min. or until smooth. Then add remaining tomatoes and basil and use the pulse function two or three times to incorporate.

Step 3/3

Add pasta to boiling salted water in a pot. Cook according to package instructions until al dente , then drain.  Add tomato sauce and cooked pasta to a large frying pan and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve pasta with fresh basil on top. Enjoy!
  • 400 pasta
  • salt
  • pepper
  • basil for serving
  • frying pan
  • pot
  • cooking spoon

Add pasta to boiling salted water in a pot. Cook according to package instructions until al dente , then drain. Add tomato sauce and cooked pasta to a large frying pan and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve pasta with fresh basil on top. Enjoy!

Looking for more recipes?

You can find plenty more tasty, quick recipes in Sebastian's cookbook 'Fit Mix' (ZS Verlag)!

You can find plenty more tasty, quick recipes in Sebastian's cookbook 'Fit Mix' (ZS Verlag)!