Fresh Tomato Spaghettini

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Real Food Kids Will Love: Over 100 simple and delicious recipes for toddlers and up

By Annabel Karmel

Published 2018

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There is nothing more satisfying than making your own tasty tomato sauce and it really is so simple. It’s great as a base for a homemade pizza or here, simply stirred into spaghettini or spaghetti.


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 banana shallots, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed


Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat, add the shallots and fry for a few minutes until softened, then add the garlic and fry for 30 seconds. Remove from the heat and stir in the tomatoes, vinegar and butter.

Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water according to the packet instructions, drain and add straight to the sauce in the frying pan so there is still some pasta w