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One-Pot Tomato and Basil Pasta Recipe

One-pot tomato and basil pasta

Published: August 17, 2016 at 2:43 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Pasta and sauce all cooked in one pot? Sounds mad but it works! Try Sabrina Fauda-Rôle's tomato and basil pasta recipe (taken from her book, One-Pot Pasta) tonight.

  • Vegetarian

Make this easy tomato and basil pasta, then check out our tomato pasta,tomato soup, tomato pasta bake and more tomato recipes. We've also got plenty more easy pasta recipes, including our pesto pasta, baked feta pasta and healthy salmon pasta.

This one-pot tomato pasta recipe is adapted from One-Pot Pasta: from pot to plate in under 30 minutes by Sabrina Fauda-Rôle (£7.99, Hardie Grant).


  • 350g  linguine
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, very thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, very thinly sliced
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • a good pinch chilli flakes
  • 4 sprigs  basil


  • STEP 1

    Put all the ingredients into a large saucepan, in the listed order, with 1 tsp salt, a grind of black pepper and 900ml water.

  • STEP 2

    Cook for 15 minutes over a medium heat, stirring regularly until the pasta is cooked and the cooking water has reduced to a sauce.

Try our other quick and easy pasta recipes here, they're all ready in under 30 minutes.

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