Spaghetti with tomato salsa for one recipe

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serves: 1
Skill: easy
Cost: not

Nutrition per portion

Calories 524 kCal 26%
Fat 28g 40%
  -  Saturates 6gg 30%
  -  of which Sugars 7gg 8%
Salt 0.2gg 3%
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  • 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.

    Top tip for making Spaghetti with tomato salsa for one

    For a creamier sauce, stir through 1tbsp of low-fat crème fraîche or extra light cream cheese after you've mixed the tomatoes with the pasta water.

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