For 3-4 servings:
300 g penne
1 kg tomatoes, finely chopped or 2 cans of 400 g, diced tomatoes
1 big onion, chopped
5-6 garlic cloves, diced
fresh chili / chili powder, to taste
1 teaspoon thyme
2 teaspoons oregano
2 tablespoon olive oil
fresh basil (optional)
salt and pepper, to taste
Cook the pasta as directed on the package. Drain.
In a pan, stir fry the onion in the olive oil, for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomatoes / canned tomatoes, the thyme and the oregano. Cook until the sauce is reduced, stirring occasionally, then add the chili, the garlic, salt and pepper to taste and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Mix with the pasta and garnish with fresh basil.
Variation: You can also add some olives. You can also sprinkle some yeast flakes on top.