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Tomatoes are an incredible fruit. They are healthy, delicious and have so many uses. Try something new by tossing it with squid, chilli and spaghetti for a super quick and easy meal.


  • 375 g spaghetti
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps baby capers, drained
  • 4 long red chillies, seeded, finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 5 tomatoes, seeded, diced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped parsley, plus extra leaves to serve
  • 1 squid hood, thinly sliced into rings
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water following packet instructions.


Meanwhile, in a frying pan, heat half the oil on medium. Cook onion, capers, chilli and garlic 8-10 mins, stirring, until soft. Stir tomato and parsley through. Simmer 4-5 mins.


Meanwhile, in a second frying pan, heat remaining oil on high. Cook squid 3 to 4 mins until just cooked.


Add sauce and squid to spaghetti. Toss 1-2 mins on medium. Sprinkle with extra parsley. Serve with lemon.

Photo: Scott Hawkins/bauersyndication.com.au 

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