Pasture to Plate


Spaghetti with Semi-dried Tomato Sauce

A quick and easy recipe perfect to prepare after a busy day at the office.

Serves 4


  • 1 tbsp Oliana olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped
  • 80g Oliana semi-dried tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 800g can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 375g Oliana spaghetti pasta
  • shaved parmesan, to serve


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until onion has softened. Add sundried tomatoes. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant.

Add diced tomatoes and sugar. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened. Stir in basil.

Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water, following packet directions, until tender. Drain. Add pasta to sauce. Toss to combine. Serve with parmesan.