Jess Cooks Recipes

Super Speedy Tomato, Lemon & Garlic Pasta

All, Favourites, Mains

A delicious, fresh, family dish that you can have on the table in less than 15 minutes! 

Ingredients (Serves 4) 

2 tbsp olive oil (plus extra for drizzling) 
2 large cloves garlic (finely chopped)  
3-4 sundried tomatoes (finely chopped) 
Large handful of halved cherry tomatoes
250g cooked spaghetti (reserve a little of the pasta water) 
3 tbsp toasted pine nuts
Fresh basil (chopped) 
Zest and juice of ½ lemon 
Large handful of grated parmesan 


Start by putting the spaghetti on to cook 

Whilst the pasta is cooking, gently fry the garlic in the olive oil for a few minutes

Add the sun-dried and cherry tomatoes and cook for another couple of minutes until the cherry tomatoes are soft and squishy, then mix in the cooked pasta with a couple of tbsps of the pasta water

Add the pine nuts, chopped basil, lemon zest and juice and grated parmesan and mix well

Season with a little S&P and drizzle with a little more olive oil before serving