Spaghetti with Tomatoes, Basil and Gorgonzola

Spaghetti with Tomatoes, Basil and Gorgonzola


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About this recipe: There's nothing better than a simple pasta dish! The classic combination of tomato, basil and cheese just always works, and is a terrific midweek supper, ready in just 20 minutes. Enjoy!


Serves: 2 

  • 250g spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • 200g plum tomatoes, halved
  • 1 handful fresh basil, cut into thin strips
  • 25g Gorgonzola or other blue cheese

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Cook spaghetti according to packet instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, lightly fry the onion for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and fry for one minute. After 1 minute add the tomatoes. Reduce heat and simmer for about 5 minutes until the tomatoes fall apart easily.
  3. Place the cooked pasta into the pan and season with salt and pepper. Heat everything well.
  4. Turn off the heat and pour a generous shot (about 2 tablespoons) of olive oil over the pasta. Sprinkle with the basil and mix well.
  5. Crumble Gorgonzola cheese over the pasta and garnish with some basil.

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