Pasta with fresh tomato sauce

Pasta with tomatoes

Maybe the season for fresh tomatoes has already passed but why not enjoy them some more?

pasta with sauce
Pasta with fresh tomato sauce

You can get a various types of tomatoes at markets or in shops. They have a wonderful taste, shaped by the sun, and they occur in different sizes and shapes, depending on their type.

Raspberry tomatoes are irreplaceable for me in sandwiches. When I make salads, I go for cherry tomatoes.

I also like cocktail tomatoes – I used them recently for the preparation of the pasta in this recipe. It so happened that the tomatoes were of different sizes, smaller and larger. I cut the larger ones into quarters, and threw in the smaller ones whole.

I also added fresh peas to the cherry tomato-based sauce. It made the sauce not only creamy but you could also feel the crunchy grains of green peas in it.

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Ingredients for making pasta with tomato sauce.

  • 60 dag of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 green chili pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 large cloves of garlic
  • 7 dag of fresh green peas
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • package of pasta, e.g. penne

Optional: Parmesan cheese for sprinkling pasta.

pasta with tomatoes
Pasta with fresh tomato sauce

How to prepare pasta with fresh tomato sauce.

Pour olive oil into a frying pan, add crushed garlic, finely chopped chili peppers and cherry tomatoes. Fry on a low heat altogether for 15 minutes. After 10 minutes add green peas, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Simmer for another 5 to 7 minutes.

Cook the pasta in salted water. Mix with the tomato sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

tomato pasta
Pasta with fresh tomato sauce

Good to know when making pasta with tomatoes.

I used cocktail tomatoes to prepare the sauce. However, if you have another kind of tomatoes at hand, you can use them freely. You should, however, cut them into smaller pieces.

I used fresh green peas – you can replace them with frozen ones if necessary.

Do you like tomatoes? If yes, then try our recipe for Tomato tart with mini meatballs.

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