Squashed tomatoes with vegetables sauce

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Squashed tomatoes with vegetables sauce
This is a great recipe for the kids to help with and makes a wonderfully healthy sauce.

12 cherry tomatoes

2 tomatoes, halved

4 basil leaves

Small bunch chives

8 black or green olives, stoned (optional)

Olive oil, for drizzling

200g pasta

Cheddar or parmesan, grated

In a large bowl, drop in the cherry tomatoes and have the kids squeeze each one squeeze each one hard until it bursts.

This is messy and fun work. Ask the kids to pull the tomatoes into pieces.

Squeeze the halved tomatoes to make as much juice as possible and pour this into the bowl with the cherry tomatoes.

Rip the basil and chives into the bowl.

Then, if you are using them, pull the olives in half, slice a few if you like and throw them in, too.

Drizzle in some of olive oil.

Cook the pasta according to the instructions, drain and add into the bowl.

Mix well then add the cheese and serve. 


Preparation Time
25 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Oil

Recipe Type
Healthy, Kids Food, Pasta/Noodles, Vegetarian

Special Info

Level of Difficulty

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