Pasta with Prosciutto, Tomato & Oregano

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Apples for Jam

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2010

  • About

This is my friend Mariella’s spaghetti — it is so easy and a good variation on tomato pasta. I sometimes use ham and sometimes prosciutto crudo, and for adults I scatter in a bit of chopped chilli at the last minute.


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 400 g(


Heat half the oil in a saucepan and sauté the garlic over medium-low heat until you start to smell it. Add the tomatoes, oregano and some salt, lower the heat a little and simmer for 15–20 minutes, crushing up the tomatoes with your wooden spoon every now and then as you stir so that it all melts int