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Spaghetti with oven-dried tomatoes

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 5 servings


  • 500 gr spaghetti
  • 5 oven-dried tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 6 large cloves roasted garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) extra virgin olive oil, or more, to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Basil leaves
  • Hot red pepper flakes (optional)


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add salt, then add the spaghetti. Cook until it is al dente, about 8 minutes, then drain it well.
  • While the spaghetti is cooking, combine the tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil in a very large, heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat a few minutes. Cook over medium heat a few minutes, then add the drained spaghetti.
  • Toss the spaghetti and tomatoes together for several minutes, add the basil, season with salt and pepper, and add the hot red pepper flakes. Remove from the heat, add a little more olive oil if desired, then serve.