Pomodoro pasta sauce is a simple, fresh and perfectly summery pasta dish. The tomato is warm but still firm and when combined with the fresh basil is just spectacular. If you are not into spending hours in front of the stove and want a quick tasty pasta this is the one for you.(4 people)

What you need

400g spaghetti or Angel hair pasta
6 or 7 medium size ripe tomatoes
10 to 12 leaves of fresh basil
2 cloves fresh garlic
100ml olive oil
Salt and black pepper

The process

Place your pasta in a large pot of salted water and cook to al-dente. The bigger the pot the better.

While the pasta is cooking, remove the seeds from the tomatoes and cut into 1cm square pieces and place in a bowl (you can make the larger if you want but I find this is a great size for spaghetti)

Chop up the basil quite finely and add to the tomatoes, then slice the garlic as finely as you can and add to the tomatoes. Lastly add the Olive oil, mix it together and let it stand while your pasta finishes cooking.

Drain the pasta and return to the pot with the tomato mixture, place back on the stove and mix it for about 3 minutes or so to heat the sauce. Add a little salt and pepper to your taste and you are done.

It’s a delicious pasta recipe. Serve with warm crusty bread.