Spaghetti with tomato salsa for one

Spaghetti with tomato salsa for one

Tomatoes and onion are the basis of so many good pasta sauces. Add your favourite vegetables or a few chilli flakes for some extra kick


  • .75g (3oz) dried spaghetti
  • 1 finely chopped shallot
  • Butter, to sauté
  • 8 chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • Fresh chives, to garnish


  • Cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions in a large panful of boiling salted water.
  • Drain the spaghetti and reserve about 1tbsp of the cooking water.
  • Meanwhile, sauté the shallot in a little butter until softened.
  • Add the tomatoes and olive oil and cook briefly.
  • Mix together the tomato salsa and the reserved pasta water.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Add salsa to the spaghetti; mix thoroughly.
  • Serve hot, garnished with a sprinkling of fresh chives.
  • Source:

    Main-course Recent