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Cherry tomato & caper spaghetti

Cherry tomato & caper spaghetti

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

A simple pasta dish with a hint of spice makes for a super satisfying supper

  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal463
fat13g
saturates2g
carbs78g
sugars6g
fibre4g
protein13g
low insalt0.34g
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Ingredients

  • 200g spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove , sliced
  • 1 red or green chilli , deseeded and finely chopped, or half tsp chilli powder
  • 200g pack cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 2 tsp capers , roughly chopped
  • grated parmesan , to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Boil the spaghetti. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the garlic and fry, stirring all the time, until golden. Add the chilli, tomatoes and capers and fry for a further 3-4 mins until the tomatoes start to break down.

  • STEP 2

    Add 2 tbsp of the pasta cooking water to the tomatoes, then drain the pasta and return to the pan. Pour in the tomato sauce and toss everything together well. Serve as it is or sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan.

RECIPE TIPS
SUPERHEALTHY

This recipe is a good source of vitamin C

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2008

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