Make this casarecce pasta with tomato sauce, then try more tomato recipes, such as our classic tomato pasta, tomato and basil pasta, spaghetti arrabbiata and vodka pasta.

For more meat-free options, check out our vegan mac and cheese, vegan bolognese, vegan carbonara, vegan moussaka and more vegan pasta recipes.


  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 4-5 dashes Tabasco
  • 200g casarecce
  • a few leaves basil, torn


  • STEP 1

    In a bowl, mix together the cherry tomatoes, spring onions, olive oil, vinegar, Tabasco and season really well with salt and pepper.

  • STEP 2

    Add the casarecce to a large pan of salted boiling water and cook until al dente.

  • STEP 3

    Before draining the pasta, add 1-2 tbsp of the cooking water to the sauce.

  • STEP 4

    Drain the pasta and toss with the sauce.

  • STEP 5

    Sprinkle over the torn basil and serve.


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