Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes

During the summer it is more difficult to get people excited about eating, especially if the weather is getting seriously hot and sultry. At such times, only the most delicate, wholesome, fresh and light meals can entice people to share a meal together. So, what follows is a very simple recipe with straightforward, light flavours: it could only be spaghetti with cherry tomatoes, a classic of Mediterranean cuisine, perfect to replace the classic pasta with tomato sauce when you wish specifically to savour the flavour of tomatoes. To make it well you merely have to make sure you buy the best delicate cherry tomatoes, and also that you add a dash of mild olive oil which helps to emphasize their flavour and aroma.

Ingredients

  • spaghetti 200 grams
  • cherry tomatoes 200 grams
  • garlic 1 clove
  • salt
  • sugar
  • oil
  • olives 10 grams
Information
10 minutes Total time
10 minutes Active time
Serves 2 persons
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Preparation

Cut the cherry tomatoes into quarters. Fry a clove of garlic, some olives and a little chilli in a frying pan. Then add the tomatoes to the frying pan and continue cooking. Season with sugar and salt and cook for a little more. Once the spaghetti is cooked, mix with the sauce all together in the frying pan. Your spaghetti with cherry tomatoes is ready, served in a warmed, deep dish with a drizzle of olive oil.

Tips
Serve your spaghetti with tomatoes accompanied by an excellent rosé wine, such as a good Pinot Rosa.
Trivia
To enjoy spaghetti with cherry tomatoes at its best, choose the tomato variety ‘Pachino’: they are particularly delicate.

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