Sun-dried Tomato, Garlic & Olive Pasta

Sun-dried Tomato, Garlic & Olive Pasta

Sun-dried Tomato, Garlic & Olive Pasta

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cook Time
20 Minutes
A classic Italian-style pasta sauce with Garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, olives and herbs. Delicious enjoyed alfresco in the summer.
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 400 gram tin chopped tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons Garlic Italian Seasoning

  • 2 tablespoons tomato purée

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 150 millilitre (¼ pint) vegetable stock or water

  • 100 gram (4 ounce) pitted black olives, halved

  • 100 gram (4 ounce) sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, drained and sliced

  • 450 gram (1 pound) fresh pappardelle or tagliatelle

  • 50 gram (2 ounce) Parmesan cheese, grated


  • 1 Toss the pasta into the sauce and transfer to large pasta bowls to serve. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese.
  • 2 Heat the oil in a large deep frying pan and fry the onion, until softened.
  • 3 Stir in the chopped tomatoes, Perfect Shake Garlic Italian Special Blend, tomato purée, sugar, stock, olives and sun-dried tomatoes. Bring to the boil and then reduce the heat, cover and leave to simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the sauce has reduced. Stir occasionally, as necessary.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, drain and set aside.