Wholewheat Spaghetti With Garlic And Tomatoes, Pimento Stuffed Olives and Capers


This dish is so seriously quick and easy to make, we rustle it up most weeks ( I eat it without the cheese but my husband loves it with).

Simply prepare the sauce while the pasta is cooking and you can opt for any kind of pasta here from gluten free white spaghetti (my kids’ fave) to brown rice spaghetti, wholewheat and even courgetti if you fancy a low carb option.

I love how fresh this dish tastes, the addition of the capers gives the pasta a tremendous zestiness that works beautifully with the olives and tomato sauce.


wholemeal spaghetti with tomato and garlic sauce

Gluten- Free Spaghetti With Garlic And Tomatoes, Pimento Stuffed Olives and Capers

Ingredients (serves 2)

For the dish

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion, diced finely
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 fresh tomatoes, chopped finely and deseeded
  • 5-6 large fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 4 tbsp tomato puree
  • 150g of dried whole wheat spaghetti, cooked to packet instructions
  • 60g Parmesan, finely grated
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 4 tbsp pimento stuffed olives

How to make Wholewheat Spaghetti With Garlic And Tomatoes, Pimento Stuffed Olives and Capers


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium heat
  2. Add the onion and garlic, sauté until the onions are tender and clear
  3. Add tomatoes, chopped basil leaves, oregano, thyme, parsley and sea salt.
  4. Stir in the tomato puree and heat through
  5. Add the cooked pasta to the pan and stir, ensuring the sauce covers all the pasta
  6. Remove from pan and serve in large bowls, topping with parmesan, capers, and olives.

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6 Responses

  1. Jeff Shft

    We shared this gluten free spaghetti this holiday season. Everyone in the family loves it! Every bite burst with happiness, it’s like the heaven opened its gates. This is so good, so thumbs up!

  2. Jennifer Berkey

    I am loving this spaghetti recipe. I made it this New Year’s Eve Party celebration. My kids love it and they won’t stop eating. Thanks for this. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Xoxo.

  3. Sheila

    This looks really delicious. In fact, I am craving for one right now. Will definitely prepare this tonight and heed to the store today to grab some ingredients.

    Thank you for inspiring me to cook. I am so excited to try this.

  4. Jones

    I have wanted to try spaghetti squash for a long time now. I have even purchased them from the store and never made them because I didn’t know how! How silly! Thank you for such a fantastic post. Your pictures are very helpful!


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