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Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Spaghetti with common pantry ingredients

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring a big pot of water to a boil.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add in garlic and saute until it becomes golden; decease heat and immediately add the tomato paste to cool the pan and prevent the garlic from burning.
  4. Stir in the salt; cook the mixture over low heat, breaking the tomato paste into small bits with a fork without trying to create a smooth puree.
  5. When the tomato paste has become aromatic and darkened a shade, remove pan from heat.
  6. Meanwhile, add a generous amount of salt to the boiling water; add in the spaghetti.
  7. Cook at a rolling boil, stirring often, until the pasta is al dente.
  8. Drain the spaghetti, add to the saute pan and toss to coat the pasta.
  9. Garnish with parsley and basil, if you want; serve immediately.