- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 brown onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 x 800g can Italian diced tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- Salt & freshly ground black pepper
- 400g dried pasta
- Step 1
Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, uncovered, stirring often, for 3 minutes or until it softens slightly. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until aromatic.
- Step 2
Stir in the tomatoes and tomato paste. Increase heat to high and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, stirring often, for 6-7 minutes or until the sauce reduces and thickens slightly.
- Step 3
Stir in sugar. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
- Step 4
Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain and return to the pan.
- Step 5
Add the sauce to the pasta and toss to combine. Serve immediately with coriander leaves ..