Spaghetti with olives, caper, basil, tomato sauce and mozzarella Spaghetti with olives, caper, basil, tomato sauce and mozzarella https://www.spartagourmet.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/spaghetti-sparta-20908New.jpg 700 518 Sparta Gourmet Sparta Gourmet https://www.spartagourmet.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/spaghetti-sparta-20908New.jpg 17 September 2019 1 October 2019 Spaghetti with olives, caper, basil, tomato sauce and mozzarella 4 portions / Cook time: 35′ Ingredients 500 g spaghetti or penne 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (plus 2 tablespoons for the spaghetti) 1 onion 4 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon of sugar 2 chili peppers, finely chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 500 g tomatoes, ripe, finely chopped 3 tablespoons olives, sliced 2 tablespoons capers 100 g mozzarella & 50 g parmesan cheese, grated 10 g basil, finely chopped (plus extra to serve) Pepper Method 1| Bring a pot full of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta to boil, following the directions on the package. 2| When ready, drain and toss them with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. 3| Place a deep pan over medium heat and add 4 tablespoons of olive oil. 4| Finely chop the onion, the chili peppers and the garlic and add them to the pan. 5| Sauté for about 6 minutes, until the onion softens. Then add the tomato paste and stir. 6| Add the fresh tomatoes, the sugar, the olives, the caper and bring to boil for 3-4 minutes. 7| Finally, add the pasta, toss well to coat and remove from the heat. 8| Add the basil, mozzarella, parmesan, pepper, 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Lightly toss and serve.