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Spaghetti Alla Chitarra With Cherry Tomatoes and Capers

Marc & Silvia Mulvaney

Two freshly married vegans, obsessed with traveling, food, dogs and long walks


Instagram: @gone_vegan


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12 ounces spaghetti alla chitarra (squared)

1 cup tomato sauce

2 cups cherry tomatoes, the smallest you can get (if they are big use 3 cups)

½ cup capers

½ red onion

1 bunch fresh basil (save some leaves as decoration)

Olive oil, salt and pepper


Bring the water to boil. Chop the onion and fry it in a non stick pan with two spoons of olive oil till lightly gold. In the meanwhile chop half of the tomatoes in half and leave the rest whole. Start cooking the pasta for about 7 minutes. Place the tomatoes, the basil, the capers and the salsa in the pan with the onions and cook for about 10 minutes. Remove your pasta when it's ‘al dente’, which is just before the pasta is cooked. Drain the water and stir into your pan with your tomato and capers. Stir gently for a minute, until the salsa and the tomatoes have spread all over the pasta. Add salt and pepper if needed, decorate with the leftover basil leaves and serve.

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