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One-pan caprese pasta

One-pan caprese pasta


There’s nothing like a plate of pasta to transport you straight to the Italian countryside. This dish uses vine ripened British tomatoes to mouthwatering effect

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2242kj 532kcal
  • Fat
    Med 20%
  • Saturates
    Med 22%
  • Sugar
    Low 10%
  • Salt
    Low 7%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 81g

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  • 3 tbsp Co-op olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 400g Co-op penne pasta
  • 400g Co-op vine ripened tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp Co-op Italian tomato purée
  • 2 tsp Co-op red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Fairtrade caster sugar
  • 50g Co-op mozzarella, torn into small pieces
  • 15g fresh basil leaves, roughly torn
  • 2 tbsp grated Co-op parmesan wedge


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium-high heat and fry the garlic and onion for 2 mins, until soft but not coloured
  2. Add 800ml of boiling water to the pan, followed by the pasta, tomatoes, tomato purée, vinegar, and sugar
  3. Simmer, uncovered, for 12-14 mins, stirring occasionally
  4. Remove from the heat and stir through the mozzarella and basil
  5. Serve immediately, with the parmesan scattered over and a generous grind of black pepper

Top tip: any pasta shape will work here — even odds and ends from nearly empty packets. There are no rules!

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