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Spaghetti in a Simple Way with Tomato Salsa

Updated: Feb 14

  • A few simple ingredients for a really tasty first course: here's how to make simple spaghetti with tomato salsa, a recipe not to be missed. A practical and simple recipe from Puglia with this method of preparation entered the record of quick preparation in Italian cuisine. Follow recipe.

Ingredients: simple, total time: 20 min., servings: 4
  • 360 g of spaghetti

  • 400 g of tomato purée

  • 2 cloves of garlic

  • black olive oil to taste

  • 1 teaspoon of sugar

  • 1 chili pepper

  • salt to taste

as desired:

  • Parmesan cheese to taste

  • basil leaf

  1. To make this delicious first course, start with the sauce: pour a drizzle of olive oil into a pan, add the peeled garlic cloves and the cleaned and finely chopped chili pepper.

  2. Put the pan on the fire and fry the garlic and chili pepper over low heat. As soon as the garlic clove is sufficiently golden, add the spaghetti and toast them together with the sauce for 2–3 minutes.

  3. Now add a ladle of sauce and two ladles of warm water to cook the spaghetti directly in the pan. Remove the garlic cloves and season with the sugar and salt.

  4. Continue cooking the spaghetti, gradually adding more tomato purée and water if necessary. As soon as they have reached the right cooking point, stop wetting them with water.

  5. Raise the heat to maximum and let them toast in the pan for a few more minutes and without stirring so that the typical crusty can form.

  6. Turn off the flame and serve immediately with Parmesan cheese and basil leaf.


2nd Recipe, Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce and Oregano
Ingredients: simple, total time: 20 min, 4 servings
  • 320 g of spaghetti

  • 5 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 cloves of garlic

  • 1 hot pepper

  • 1 teaspoon of oregano

  • 100 g of black olives

  • 500 g of peeled tomatoes

  • 3 cherry tomatoes/ red or yellow /cut in half

  • salt to taste

  • pecorino cheese and basil leaf/ optional


  1. First, cook the pasta in plenty of salted water for the time indicated on the package. Spaghetti is the ideal format, but you can use whatever you prefer.

  2. In a pan, heat the extra virgin olive oil with the garlic clove and chili pepper.

  3. Then add the peeled tomatoes, mashed with a fork and a pinch of salt, and cook for 10 minutes.

  4. In the meantime, add the black olives cut into slices and a teaspoon of dried oregano.

  5. Once the pasta is ready, drain it and toss it in the pan with the sauce, stirring if necessary with a little cooking water. At the very end, add the tomatoes cut in half.

  6. Distributed on plates and completed as desired with a sprinkling of pecorino and basil leaf. Buon appetito!

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