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Spaghetti with Tomatoes, Pesto and Bread Crumbs Recipe

Spaghetti with Tomatoes, Pesto and Bread Crumbs Recipe

Enhance your usual tomato sauce spaghetti by adding vibrant pesto and bread croutons. Quick and flavorsome dish!

Preparation time: 8 minutes || Cooking time: 12 minutes

You'll need: 

   - Spaghetti (or any other shape of pasta): 250gm

   - Olive oil: 3 tablespoons

   - Onion: 1

   - Garlic: 2 cloves

   - Chopped tomatoes: 400gm from a can

   - Fresh green pesto: 3 tablespoons

   - Parmesan cheese: 25 gm

   - Ciabatta: 50gm |( alternative to this is bread crumbs)

   - Salt and pepper to taste

First, chop the onion, crush the garlic, grate the cheese and cut the bread into cubes.

Cook the spaghetti in a deep saucepan with slightly salted water, according to the instructions on the pack, then drain and set aside.

Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan and saute the onion for 3 minutes or until soft, add the garlic and cook for another minute, then add the tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes. Add the pesto, pasta and parmesan, toss, season and put into serving bowls.

For the bread, heat the remaining oil in a frying pan and whizz the bread cubes in a food processor, then add to the pan and fry until fully crisp. Sprinkle the bread crumbs over pasta when serving.

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