Tomato and Spinach Spaghetti
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Tomato and Spinach Spaghetti

By mrvisser76 (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6
A delicious spicy tomato pasta with a sweet and sour twist.


  • 450g Spaghetti
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 bird's eye chilies
  • 1 red pepper
  • 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree (double concentrate)
  • 1 Chicken stock cube (optional)
  • 2 tins (400g) chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Italian dried herbs
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp malt vinegar
  • 60g baby spinach (washed)

grated parmesan cheese (for garnishing)

  • grated parmesan cheese (for garnishing)


  • STEP 1
    Cook the spaghetti as per packet instructions. Drain and wash with plenty of hot water.
  • STEP 2
    Chop the onion, garlic, chilies and pepper. Heat the oil over medium heat and add the chopped vegetables. Fry until soft and translucent.
  • STEP 3
    Stir the tomato puree into the onions. Add the chicken stock cube followed by the two tins of tomatoes. Add the herbs, sugar and vinegar. Stir and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 4
    Add the spinach and let it wilt into the sauce. This takes about 3 minutes. Stir and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • STEP 5
    Mix the cooked spaghetti into the sauce and serve into individual bowls. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
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