Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto


Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
For this very simple recipe, just pasta, tomatoes, a few herbs and a little pesto, but a delicious taste you'll see.
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Last modified on: October 15th 2023

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17 min.15 min.32 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Cut 200 g cherry tomatoes in half, sprinkle with a little fine salt and leave to stand.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Wash and dry all the herbs, peel the garlic clove and halve it.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Prepare and chop 1 shallot.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan over high heat and, when hot, add the herbs and garlic.

Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Add the shallot, salt and pepper, and continue to cook for a further minute, without browning.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Add the tomatoes, stir, lower the heat a little and leave to cook.

Stage 7 - 8 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Meanwhile, cook and drain 400 g spaghetti, but keep a ladleful of the cooking water.

Note: I advise you to cook them for 2 minutes less than indicated on the packet, as they will return to the heat afterwards.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Once the tomatoes are cooked and slightly stewed, remove and discard the garlic clove and herbs.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Add the spaghetti...

Stage 10 - 1 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
... and mix well.

Stage 11 - 1 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Add 2 tablespoons Pesto and mix again.

Stage 12 - 1 min.
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
To finish, add the ladleful of cooking water set aside in step 7, and mix one last time to obtain a delicious, creamy liaison.

Stage 13
Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto
Serve immediately, with a sprinkling of grated Parmesan.
Remarks
If you don't have cherry tomatoes, dice 2.

Use whatever herbs you have on hand, but if possible, at least thyme and bay leaf.
Keeping
Enjoy immediately.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,914 Kcal or 8,014 Kj56 gr286 gr74 gr
96 %22 %27 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
264 Kcal or 1,105 Kj8 gr39 gr10 gr
13 %3 %4 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
478 Kcal or 2,001 Kj14 gr72 gr18 gr
24 %5 %7 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Egg, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.30 €
  • Per person : 0.83 €

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