Cherry Tomato, Garlic & Black Olive Pasta

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 304kcal


  • 1 medium white onion approx. 150g
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 x 400g tin cherry tomatoes can use fresh halved cherry tomatoes or an extra tin of chopped tomatoes instead if you like
  • 60 g chopped and pitted black olives
  • 60 g chopped sun dried tomatoes
  • 200 g pasta raw weight
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • Fresh basil
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1 kcal spray


  • Heat a large pan on a medium heat.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic.
  • Spray the pan well with 1kcal spray and add the onion and garlic.
  • Sauté on a medium heat until soft (about 4 minutes).
  • Add the tinned tomatoes and cherry tomatoes to the pan.
  • Season the sauce well with salt, pepper, red chili flakes and oregano.
  • Stir in the olives and sun dried tomatoes.
  • Taste the sauce and season again as required.
  • Cover and simmer on a low heat while you cook the pasta.
  • Cook the pasta according to packet instructions.
  • Drain the pasta and serve with the sauce poured over and garnished with freshly chopped basil.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g