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Mediterranean pasta

Mediterranean pasta

Sunshine in a bowl! This super simple sauce is great to make ahead of time and have as a standby in the fridge or freezer.


  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 red or yellow pepper finely chopped
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 150g courgette chopped
  • 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 40g grated cheddar cheese
  • 220g wholemeal pasta
  • Fresh basil

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  1. Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick pan and add the garlic, onions, peppers and courgettes. Cook for 5 minutes until softened and then add the tinned tomatoes, the stock cube and 100mls boiling water.

  2. Bring to the boil and stir to make sure the stock cube is dissolved.  Simmer gently with the lid on for 20 minutes.

  3. Cook the pasta according to the instructions.

  4. Drain the pasta and add the sauce, sprinkle with cheese and basil and serve.

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