/Simple Pasta with Tomato & Basil Sauce Recipe
Simple Pasta with Tomato & Basil Sauce recipe

Simple Pasta with Tomato & Basil Sauce Recipe

A classic and comforting pasta dish enveloped in a rich tomato, onion, and basil sauce, perfect for a cosy dinner.





  • Step 1.

    Gather all ingredients. Prepare your kitchen tools.
  • Step 2.

    Heat a large pan over medium heat, then add olive oil.
  • Step 3.

    Add finely chopped onions to the pan and sauté until soft and golden.
  • Step 4.

    Stir in minced garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  • Step 5.

    Pour in cans of tomatoes. Break down the tomatoes using a spoon. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Step 6.

    Season with salt, pepper, and sugar to balance the acidity.
  • Step 7.

    Add a handful of fresh basil leaves, reserving some for garnishing. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Step 8.

    Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente.
  • Step 9.

    Drain pasta and combine with the sauce. Mix well to ensure the pasta is evenly coated.
  • Step 10.

    Serve hot, garnished with remaining basil leaves and a sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese if desired.


  1. 2 tbspOlive oil

  2. 2 Onions

  3. 2 Garlic cloves

  4. 2 Cans of tomatoes

  5. 1 tspSalt

  6. 0.5 tspBlack pepper

  7. 1 tspSugar

  8. 1 cupFresh basil leaves

  9. 500 gPasta

  10. 50 gGrated Parmesan cheese

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