Tomato Linguine with Meatball and Broccoli

Cooked meatballs with easy peasy tomato linguine!

Meatball recipe posted earlier here. Pasta recipe adapted from My Wok Life.

Ingredients

  • Linguine
  • 1 can of Hunt’s tomato purée
  • 2 – 3 scopes of pasta “water” (after boiling pasta)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced
  • Broccoli
  • Cherry tomatoes, diagonally halved
  • A dash of parsley, coarsely chopped
  • Italian herb

Method

  1. Boil broccoli in boiling water, add a dash of salt. Drain when broccoli turns soft.
  2. Add more water in the pot and then cook the pasta with a pinch of salt and a dash of oil in the water. Drain and transfer into serving bowl. Drizzle olive oil and salt, mix well. Set aside. Retain some of the pasta water for sauce cooking.
  3. Heat the pan up over medium low fire. Add onion to sauté till fragrant and slightly browned. Add broccoli and cherry tomatoes and stir fry.
  4. Pour in tomato purée. Add 2-3 scopes of pasta water. Stir to mix well. Let it simmer for awhile before adding the linguine and meat ball. Toss well, add Italian herb to taste.
  5. Sprinkle some chopped parsley before serving.
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