Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes

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Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes

For 4 servings:

500 g spaghetti

1 onion, finely chopped
3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
600 g tomato passata
250 g cherry tomatoes
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 tablespoon olive oil
fresh basil
salt and pepper, to taste

Cook the spaghetti as directed on package. Drain.

Stir fry the onion and garlic in oil, for 3-4 minutes. Add the cherry tomatoes, tomato passata and dried basil. Cover and simmer until the sauce has reduced, stirring occasionally.

Add salt and pepper to taste and fresh basil. Mix the sauce with the spaghetti.

Variation: At the end you can add rucola leaves and/or olives.