Squished tomato pasta sauce

Squished tomato pasta sauce

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Prep: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Help kids aged 3-6 make their own superhealthy fresh tomato sauce to go with pasta

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal472
  • fat12g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs80g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre5g
  • protein17g
  • salt0.34g
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Ingredients

  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 ordinary tomatoes, halved
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 4 basil leaves
  • small bunch chives
  • 8 black or green olives, stoned (optional)
  • olive oil, for drizzling
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 200g pasta, cooked and kept warm
    Pasta

    Pasta

    pah-stah

    Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…

  • cheddar or Parmesan, grated
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

Method

  1. Put the cherry tomatoes into a large bowl, reach down into the bowl and squeeze each one hard until it bursts (mind out, they’ll squirt!). Pull the tomatoes into pieces.

  2. Squeeze the halved tomatoes on a lemon squeezer to make as much juice as you can. Pour this into the bowl. (Grown-ups, the squeezed halves can be used up in a stew or soup.)

  3. Snip the basil and chives into the bowl using your scissors, or tear them into pieces. Then, if you are using them, snip or pull the olives in half and throw them in, too.

  4. Add a dribble of olive oil, then ask your grown-up helper to put the cooked pasta into two bowls, spoon your sauce on top and sprinkle with the cheese

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kerry91
23rd May, 2012
5.05
was looking for something quick and simple to make for lunch, this was fantastic. Not just for kids!
marykmcneil
22nd Apr, 2012
5.05
A group of children in my class made this recipe. They left out the olives on purpose and the chives by mistake. They added more basil. It was delicious with the pasta. The children had so much fun making this dish and eating it. A definate hit!
elsalvadora
9th Apr, 2011
it's very easy and nice...i made it for my freinds and they asked of the recipe
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