One-Pot Tomato and Basil Pasta Recipe

One-pot tomato and basil pasta

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Pasta and sauce all cooked in one pot? Sounds mad but it works! Try Sabrina Fauda-Rôle's tomato and basil pasta recipe (taken from her book, One-Pot Pasta) tonight.


Make this easy one-pot tomato and basil pasta, then check out more tomato recipes such as our tomato pasta sauce and Casarecce with raw tomato sauce.

This one-pot tomato pasta recipe is adapted from One-Pot Pasta: from pot to plate in under 30 minutes by Sabrina Fauda-Rôle (£7.99, Hardie Grant).



  • linguine 350g 
  • cherry tomatoes 250g, halved
  • garlic 2 cloves, very thinly sliced
  • onion 1, very thinly sliced
  • olive oil 4 tbsp
  • chilli flakes a good pinch
  • basil 4 sprigs 


  • Step 1

    Put all the ingredients into a large saucepan, in the listed order, with 1 tsp salt, a grind of black pepper and 900ml water.

  • Step 2

    Cook for 15 minutes over a medium heat, stirring regularly until the pasta is cooked and the cooking water has reduced to a sauce.

Try our other quick and easy pasta recipes here, they're all ready in under 30 minutes.

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