Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Black Olives, Cheap and Easy

Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Black Olives, Cheap and Easy

By 08/10/2013

Let me give you a last minute recipe, made with few ingredients, an entirely Mediterranean dish suitable for a diet too.

The basics ingredients are: tomatoes, good quality can tomatoes will be perfectly fine, a handful of black olives, a pinch of oregano and you'll get a delicious dish in no time!

The Mediterranean diet is very simple. You don't need too many ingredients, the more simple the dish, the better. What it is essential is that the ingredients you choose are good quality ones.

  • Prep Time : 15 minutes
  • Cook Time : 20 minutes

Instructions

In a pan stir fry the chopped onion with 5 tbsb of olive oil 

frying the onion

As soon as the onion is golden add the tomatoes, salt and pepper

Spaghetti with tomatoes and black olives

Then add the chopped olives and the oregano, cook for about 10 minutes

Spaghetti with tomatoes and black olives

In the meantime cook the pasta al dente in salty water then drain and add it to the sauce.

Drain the pasta. Turn the heat on and for a minute stir the pasta well with the sauce so that the sauce will be well absorbed with the pasta.

Serve sprinkled with grated Pecorino or Parmesan cheese

Decorate the dish with fresh basil leaves.

Spaghetti with tomatoes and black olives

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5 Responses to Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Black Olives, Cheap and Easy

  1. Louise

    Oh Alida! This dish is just perfect for the Pasta Party; easy, tasty and cheap:) (and quick too:) I imagine it must be simply delicious!

    Thank you so much for sharing, your number for the give-away is #5. It’s going to be one delicious World Pasta Day!

    • Alida

      Thanks Louise for hosting this party!

  2. la cucina di Molly

    Hai ragione, la dieta mediterranea è fatta di ingredienti semplici e genuini, io l’adoro! Ottimo il tuo piatto di spaghetti è molto invitante! Un bacione!

  3. gloria

    Look absolutely delicious Alida my son adore pasta!!!

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