Fusilli Pasta in Tomato Sauce

Fusilli Tossed In Summer Tomato Sauce

Prep Time : 20-25 Minutes
Cooking Time : 25-30 Minutes
Serves : 2

Summers in Italy are incomplete if you’re not using the plump, juicy Italian tomatoes to toss up a fresh pasta! There is no better combo than that of Fusilli and a classic summer tomato sauce— the curvy shape of the fusilli helps the sauce reach every nook and corner! All you need to bring the flavours of this simple Roman classic to your kitchen is a few simple ingredients. Use our bronze die cut, durum wheat fusilli to get that perfect taste in each bite.

20-25 Minutes
25-30 Minutes


For the tomato sauce

  • 5-6 large tomatoes

  • 2 tbsps olive oil

  • 4-5 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped

  • 100 gms. tomato purée

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 1 tsp dried basil

  • 2 tsp red chilli flakes

  • Salt & black pepper for seasoning

For Pasta

  • 2 tbsps olive oil + for drizzling

  • 500 gms Sorrentina Fusilli Pasta

  • 6-8 broccoli florets, blanched

  • ½ small yellow zucchini, cut into triangles

  • 4-5 cherry tomatoes, halved

  • Sorrentina Pizza Pasta Seasoning

  • 20 grams parmesan cheese

  • 8-10 fresh basil leaves

  • A sprig of basil for garnish


    1. For the sauce, boil 3-4 cups of water and add the tomatoes to it (make a tiny slit on the tomatoes before adding it to the boiling water). Blanch for 1-2 minutes

    2. Remove tomatoes and put them in a bowl of ice cold water. Peel and deseed and chop the tomatoes coarsely. Heat olive oil in a deep pan, add garlic and onions, sauté till the onions are translucent

    3. Add tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes

    4. Add tomato purée and salt, cook for 4-5 minutes

    5. Add oregano, basil and black pepper, cook for 2 minutes. Set aside

    6. For the pasta, blanch Fusilli Pasta in a large pot of well seasoned water. (please follow the instructions printed on the pack). Reserve some water for the sauce

    7. Heat oil in a pan and sauté broccoli, zucchini and cherry tomatoes with a generous sprinkle of Pizza Pasta Seasoning for 1-2 minutes.

    8. Add the prepared sauce, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes

    9. Drain the pasta and add ½ cup of reserved pasta water to the pan, toss well. Add parmesan and basil leaves

    10. Transfer onto a serving plate, garnish with basil sprig and drizzle olive oil. Serve hot with Italian garlic bread.

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