Spaghetti with simple pasta sauce

by Ed Halmagyi


  • 400g spaghetti
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt flakes and freshly-milled black pepper
  • 2 cups simple pasta sauce (click here for my recipe)
  • ½ cup grated parmesan
  • shaved parmesan and basil, to serve


1 Cook the spaghetti in a large saucepan of rapidly-boiling salted water according to manufacturer’s instructions, until al dente, then drain well and toss with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
2 Warm the pasta sauce in a medium saucepan, then mix in the cooked spaghetti and grated parmesan. Serve topped with shaved parmesan and basil leaves.