Furresh Tomato Pasta

This fresh tomato pasta sauce doesn’t need any cooking. It is fast, fresh and delicious. Purrfect for a warm sunny day!

Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes 4 servings


1 wooden spoon


  • 300g Fusilli (or other pasta)
  • 5 tomatoes (or 15-20 cherry tomatoes)
  • Handful of basil leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (extra virgin is best)
  • Parmesan cheese to serve (optional)


  • Saucepan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Colander
  • Sharp knife
  • Chopping board


  1. Deseed and roughly chop the tomatoes.
  2. Finely chop the garlic (you can use a garlic press if you prefer).
  3. Tear the basil into smaller pieces.
  1. Put the tomatoes, garlic, basil and olive oil in a large bowl and season with black pepper and sea salt. Stir the mixture with a wooden spoon.
  2. Cook the pasta in a saucepan of salted boiling water according to the packet’s instructions.
  3. Drain the pasta using a colander.
  4. Toss the pasta with the fresh tomato sauce and serve, topped with grated parmesan cheese if you wish.

Further Suggestions

Why not try adding some different fresh herbs or chilli?

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