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Pasta in Tomato and Onion Sauce Recipe

Updated on May 9, 2013
Pasta in tomato and onion sauce
Pasta in tomato and onion sauce | Source

Quick and easy pasta recipe

Are you looking for a quick meal? A meal that is easy to make too?

Then I think you will really find this dish fantastic.

This pasta in tomato and onion sauce, apart from delicious, is also easy to make and is ready in no time.

Try it you've got nothing to lose!

© 2013, All Rights Reserved – Chris Achilleos

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4 stars from 2 ratings of Pasta in Onion and Tomato Sauce

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: Serves up to 3 people


  • 250 g Spaghetti
  • 1L Water
  • ½ table spoon Butter or Olive oil
  • ***** *****
  • 200 g Tomato passata/puree
  • 1 table spoon Olive Oil or Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Large Onion, Chopped
  • 1 tea spoon Pure Lemon Juice
  • 1 tea spoon Basil, dry basil leaves
  • 1 tea spoon Salt
  • ½ tea spoon Ground White Pepper
  • 50 g Cheese, Grated

Instructions for the sauce

  1. In a medium size sauce pan slightly fry your chopped onion
  2. Stir thoroughly with a wooden spoon until the color of the onion becomes lightly golden
  3. Add the tomato sauce followed by the lemon juice, spices and herbs.
  4. Stir thoroughly, using a wooden spoon, until boiling hot.
  5. Now add your pasta to the hot sauce and mix them very well
  6. The pasta is now ready to serve

* If you like a bit of a spicy hit just add ½ a teaspoon of red chili powder, or 1 teaspoon depending on your liking's *

Chopped Onion in saucepan
Chopped Onion in saucepan | Source
Tomato sauce
Tomato sauce | Source
Pasta mixed with sauce
Pasta mixed with sauce | Source

Instructions for the pasta

  1. Boil 1L of water (gas mark 5-6).
  2. Once the water is boiling add in your pasta and ½ spoon salt
  3. Stir your pasta while cooking to avoid getting it stuck together
  4. Pasta's ready when it’s soft
  5. Drain the water
  6. Add ½ spoon butter or olive oil to the pasta and mix

Serving Instructions

  1. Place your desired amount of pasta in a plate
  2. Add grated cheese
  3. Sprinkle a pinch of ground white pepper or red chili powder
  4. Ready!!!

Pasta in Tomato and Onion Sauce
Pasta in Tomato and Onion Sauce | Source


This is my own personal recipe. Therefore, it has not been copied from a cook book or any other source.

I hope you enjoy it!

© 2013 All Rights Reserved – Chris Achilleos


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      Chris Achilleos 4 years ago

      Thanks aviannovice :) It's really an easy and quick meal to make!

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      This looks good to me, Chris!

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      Chris Achilleos 4 years ago

      Thank you very much Anamika. Your comments and vote are truly appreciated!

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      Anamika S 4 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      This dish is quite easy to make yet tastes yummy. Voted up!

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      Chris Achilleos 4 years ago

      @Mhatter99 and @shampa sadhya :

      Many thanks to both you, your comments are much appreciated. Please let me know if you try it. I'm looking forward to hearing from you.

      Take care!


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      Shampa Sadhya 4 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

      Voted up and useful!

      It is so easy to make and looks quite tasty. Sharing and pinning!

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Easy. Thank you for this.

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      Chris Achilleos 4 years ago

      Thank you very much for your kind comments :)

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      Wow. This looks simply mouth watering. Great recipe. Thanks for sharing.