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A super simple recipe for spaghetti and tomato sauce, perfect to whip up for a quick and easy kid-friendly meal!

Simple Tomato Spaghetti for Kids


  • Author: Ciara Attwell @ My Fussy Eater
  • Prep Time: 3 mins
  • Cook Time: 14 mins
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Main Meal
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

A super simple recipe for spaghetti and tomato sauce, perfect to whip up for a quick and easy kid-friendly meal!


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks of celery, finely chopped
  • 12 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 tins (800g) chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 20 capers, cut in half or thirds
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Add the butter and oil to a pan and melt. Add in the onion and cook on a medium heat for 2-3 minutes until it starts to soften. Add the carrots, celery and garlic and fry for another couple of minutes, stirring regularly.
  2. Pour in the chopped tomatoes, dried oregano and chopped capers and mix well.
  3. Cook on a high simmer for 10-12 minutes before serving with cooked spaghetti. Season with salt and pepper to taste.