Pasta with tomato sauce

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

How to make pasta with tomato sauce



Wheat pasta

– Homemade tomato sauce

Almonds and roasted hazelnuts

– onion

– Fresh parsley

Garlic, minced

– A bay leaf

– Cheese (optional)

– Turmeric powder (optional)

Extra virgin olive oil


A dish of pasta with tomato sauce

Suggested way of serving it

How to prepare

– Put the pasta to boil with a little salt, oil and a bay leaf following the recommended time on the package. Drain, toss a splash of oil and stir.

– Saute the onion with olive oil for at least 12 minutes over medium heat.

– In a mortar, grind the almonds and hazelnuts with toasted garlic and parsley. You can add dry bread.

– Add the tomato sauce with chopped nuts. Optionally, add a tablespoon of turmeric powder.

– Stir to mix all ingredients.

– Serve the pasta and put the sauce on top.

Nutritional properties of pasta with tomato sauce

It is a very rich dish in calories. It contains carbohydrates from pasta and fat from tomato sauce, oil and nuts.

Such calorie-dense dishes as this one are recommended for athletes and growing children, who need to gain weight or people who require heavy physical and mental effort.

It is rich in B vitamins, minerals, and lycopene.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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