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Wholewheat Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes

Prep time 10 mins, cook time 15 mins

Serves 2

Egg-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan

This simple recipe uses few ingredients and produces a delicious light meal option. This recipe contains olive oil, which is praised for its many health benefits – including promoting good heart health.


Ingredients

  • 150g wholewheat spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small red onion finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 16 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 medium lemon zest only
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 5g fresh parsley or coriander finely chopped

Method

  1. Place spaghetti in large pan of boiling water and cook for 10 to 12 minutes, or according to packet instructions, until tender.
  2. While the spaghetti is cooking, heat the oil in a deep-sided frying pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, cooking for 3 minutes until softened.
  3. Add the tomatoes and lemon zest, then season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the tomatoes become really soft and the oil has begun to take on an orange colour.
  5. Once cooked, remove from the heat.
  6. When the spaghetti is cooked, drain and add it to the tomatoes, along with the chopped herbs. Stir to combine, then serve.

Nutrition per serving

392 kcal

Calories

12.5g

Protein

13.6g

Fat

2.1g

Saturates

58.6g

Carbs

9.5g

Sugar

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