Easy Herb and Garlic Spaghetti

Easy Herb and Garlic Spaghetti


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Spaghetti is mixed with sautéed garlic, tomatoes, basil and marjoram in this quick and easy pasta recipe which is ideal for a tasty midweek meal.


Serves: 8 

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 500g spaghetti
  • salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 cups tinned whole tomatoes, crushed
  • 1/4 cup dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 100g grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:18min 

  1. In a large frypan over low heat, saute the garlic in the olive oil. Continue to cook on a low heat and stir for approximately 15 minutes or until light brown. Be careful to not burn the garlic. Set frypan aside to cool.
  2. In a large saucepan with boiling salted water, cook spaghetti until al dente. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking water and add it to the frypan with the cooked garlic. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
  3. Incorporate to the pasta the tomatoes, basil, marjoram and balsamic vinegar.
  4. Transfer pasta dish to a heated serving platter. Top with grated Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

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