Enjoy This Easy No-Cook Tomato Sauce With Spaghetti Recipe

Have you been craving spaghetti with tomato sauce recently? If you want to make it at home but don’t have much free time to cook, we can offer you a recipe that is easy to make and requires almost zero cooking. Find out how to prepare this delicious pasta dish!

Tomato Sauce With Spaghetti

Enjoy This Easy No-Cook Tomato Sauce With Spaghetti Recipe
Tomato Sauce With Spaghetti

Whip out the grater to prepare a swoon-worthy tomato sauce. The only thing you need to cook for this dish is the pasta. The whole recipe will take no longer than 20 minutes to make. Here’s what you need:


1 lb. whole-wheat spaghetti or soba noodles
1 3-in. piece fresh horseradish, grated (about 6 tbsp)
1/4 c. thinly sliced flat-leaf parsley stems, plus ½ cup small parsley leaves
2 tbsp. lemon zest, plus 4 tsp lemon juice
2 1/4 lb. large ripe (or overripe) heirloom tomatoes (about 4)
3 large cloves garlic, finely grated
1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and pepper
1/2 c. small basil leaves

Directions for Making the Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauce
Directions for Making the Tomato Sauce

STEP 1: To start, cook the noodles following the directions on the packaging. Then, drain well or rinse under cool water.

STEP 2: While the noodles are boiling, mix the horseradish, parsley stems, and lemon zest together in a small bowl and set it aside.

STEP 3: Moving to a larger bowl, coarsely grate the tomatoes. The amount should get you about 3 cups of pulp. Stir in lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, 1-1/2 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper.

STEP 4: After the noodles are cooked, add them and toss to combine. After that, put the horseradish mixture on top, add parsley and basil leaves, and additional pepper if desired.

This recipe was developed, tested, made, and tasted by professional food experts so you can enjoy a nice bowl of tomato sauce pasta and impress your family or guests.