Spaghetti With Tomato Garlic Sauce

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by katia

This is a very common recipe that we make in Greece, during the Easter lent. The sauce has a very strong taste so there is no need for cheese on the top. Some people are adding cheese at the top but I never do.

Top Review by PaulaG

A delightfully different way to enjoy pasta. As some of the other reviewers noted, the sauce seemed a little dry. I did add a touch of the pasta water and it worked well. After taking the photo, I did top the servings with freshly grated cheese. Made for *PAC Fall 2008*

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil and sauté until onions turn translucent. Add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, the tomato paste, the sugar and the chilies. Cook until it boils and then reduce the heat on low.
  3. Add the spices 5-10 minutes before turning the heat off.
  4. Meanwhile cook and drain the pasta.
  5. Add the cooked pasta hot at the sauce and let them stand for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Ready to serve.
  7. I like to add some pepper on my plate!

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