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    Spaghetti with raw tomato, garlic and basil sauce

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 25 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    300g tomatoes, halved
    squeeze lemon juice
    1 garlic clove, crushed
    5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    25g pack basil, leaves shredded
    300g spaghetti
    125g buffalo mozzarella, roughly torn
    50g pine nuts, toasted

    Method

    1. Using a coarse grater, grate the tomatoes over a large bowl, moving on to the next tomato ½ when only the thin skin remains. Add the lemon juice, garlic, oil and ½ the basil to the bowl; season.

    2. Cook the spaghetti according to pack instructions. Drain, then immediately tip into the tomato sauce, tossing to mix. Divide between serving bowls and scatter with the remaining basil, torn mozzarella and toasted pine nuts. 

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, May 2017 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue

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