Spicy Pasta with Tomatoes

Spicy Pasta with Tomatoes

Spicy Pasta with Tomatoes

How to make spicy pasta salad with tomatoes, capers, rocket and Parmesan cheese for a light and fresh meal

May 13, 2013

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serves for

4

total time

0 HR 20 MIN

ingredients

pasta
300 g, penne
Olive oil
3 tbsp
Garlic
2 cloves
Chilli
1 tbsp, powder
Tomato
3 tbsp, paste
Capers
3 tbsp, drained
tomatoes
8 each
rocket
2 handfuls
Parmesan
75 g

Preparation

Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pan and cook the garlic over a low heat until soft but not brown. Add the chilli powder, cook for 2 minutes then add the tomato paste and cook for 3 minutes, stirring from time to time.

Add the capers, cook for 2 minutes then stir in the chopped tomatoes and remove the pan from the heat.

When the pasta is cooked, drain it well and stir it into the tomato sauce. Stir in the rocket and season with salt and pepper. Spoon onto serving dishes and scatter over the shaved Parmesan.

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