Spicy Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Spicy Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce


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About this recipe: A lovely quick-to-make pasta dish with fresh and spicy flavours. If you don't have Cajun seasoning to hand, you can use a dash of your favourite hot sauce, or a sprinkling of chilli powder. Enjoy!


Serves: 8 

  • 500g packet vermicelli pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 13 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 60g grated mozzarella cheese
  • 40g grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. While the pasta water is boiling, in a large frying pan over medium heat, briefly saute garlic in oil. Stir in tomatoes and their juice and sprinkle with salt. When tomatoes are bubbly, mash slightly with a fork. Stir in parsley, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes more.
  3. Toss hot pasta with tomato sauce, Cajun seasoning, mozzarella and Parmesan.

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