Arrabbiata Pasta


  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 chilli
  • 1 handful basil leaves
  • 600 g chopped tomatoes/passata mix
  • 400 g Pasta
  • 40 g Parmesan shavings


  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Add the chilli and garlic to the pan. After about a minute, add the basil leaves and gently wilt them in the flavoured oil.
  • Remove the garlic, basil and chilli from the pan and set aside. Add the chopped tomatoes to the frying pan.
  • Put the garlic, basil and chilli back in the pan with the tomatoes. Simmer for at least 10 minutes, until the sauce has thickened a little. Add salt to taste.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta for a few minutes in large saucepan of boiling, salted water with a dash of olive oil. Drain the pasta and the tomato sauce to it. Serve with shavings of parmesan.
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