Pasta is always a quick and easy go to dinner option, especially when you do not want to turn on the oven or spend hours in the kitchen. This spaghetti dish features a homemade sun-dried tomato sauce that will have you refusing to ever buy store bought sauce ever again. Made with sun-dried tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, plenty of garlic, and fresh basil this sauce does not require much as far as preparation.

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 2 garlic cloves (diced)
  • 100 grams sun-dried tomatoes (packed in olive oil, drained and sliced)
  • 400 grams crushed tomatoes (canned)
  • 125 grams black olives
  • 20 grams fresh basil (chopped, plus whole leaves for garnish)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 500 grams spaghetti
  • parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

  1. In a heavy-bottomed pot, heat up some olive oil. Saute the onions in it until softened. Then add the garlic and sun dried tomatoes. Saute 1 more minute.
  2. Add the crushed tomatoes, olives, and fresh basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and let simmer for 10 minutes. Keep hot.
  3. Cook the spaghetti al dente according to package directions.
  4. Serve the cooked, drained spaghetti with the sauce on top. Finish with grated Parmesan cheese and whole basil leaves as garnish.
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NutritionView more

670Calories
Sodium50%DV1190mg
Fat20%DV13g
Protein47%DV24g
Carbs40%DV120g
Fiber40%DV10g

PER SERVING *

Calories670Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat13g20%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol<5mg1%
Sodium1190mg50%
Potassium1500mg43%
Protein24g47%
Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate120g40%
Dietary Fiber10g40%
Sugars14g28%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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