A bowl of paccheri pugliesi with fresh herb tomato sauce and garnished with fresh basil leaves.

Durum Wheat Pasta With Fresh Herbs Tomato Sauce

The smell of this sauce is a unique experience!











Easy peasy


400g pasta (I used paccheri pugliesi)

The sauce
600ml tomato sauce
1 shredded onion
1 shredded garlic clove
1 shredded carrot
A handful of fresh parsley
A handful of fresh basil
1 tbsp of oregano
1 tsp of marjoram
Dry chilli
olive oil


  • Grate the onion and garlic clove and heat in a cookin pan for a minute.
  • Grate the carrot and add it to the pan, cook together for one more minute.
  • Chop fresh parsley and basil and add it to the rest. Add oregano and marjoram powder and continue cooking for 30 seconds.
  • Add tomato sauce and let it simmer for about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, bring a pot of salted water to boil and cook your pasta.
  • Drain the pasta two minutes before according to the package instructions and let it cook together with the tomato sauce.

Top with fresh basil and dry chilli and serve when still hot!

Things you might need

Mutti — 24.5 oz. 6 Pack of Tomato Puree (Passata) from Italy’s #1 Tomato Brand
Professional Box Grater, Stainless Steel with 4 Sides, Best for Parmesan Cheese, Vegetables
Bamboo Cutting Board with Juice Groove and Handle, 100% Organic Wood Cutting Board

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