Simple Tomato Pasta

Sometimes the simplest things are the best - and this is very simple, and very very delicious.


  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Pasta
  • Salt
  • Olive Oil
  • Parsley & Basil
  • Linguine or Spaghetti

Pre heat oven to 180˚c

Lay lots and lots of Cherry Tomatoes out on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper (Couple of packs? At least one!)

Brush them with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and sprinkle with Maldon Salt

Cook for 25 minutes or until starting to colour slightly

Boil your Pasta in plenty of water, with lots and lots of Maldon Salt and a good drizzle Olive Oil

Before the Pasta is cooked – carefully reserve a large jug of the cooking water

When the Pasta is done – drain it, and return it to the cooking pan, put it on a gentle heat and immediately add the cooked Tomatoes, some fresh chopped Basil and Parsley, a drizzle of Olive Oil and a lot of Black Pepper with a sprinkle of Salt too.  Keep stirring – taste, and season again

Add a dash of the cooking water if at all dry – you’ll be surprised how creamy this makes the Cherry Tomato sauce taste – and also by how much water the pasta will soak up

Your delicious Pasta should be perfect to serve now – use some Garlicky Breadcrumbs on top

Lots of salads would work here too – Spinach, Basil & Artichoke would be a great match; so too would Courgette & Red Onion Salad; or of course just some Green Salad


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