Cut Spaghetti and Potatoes

Cut Spaghetti and Potatoes in a light tomato sauce.

Cut Spaghetti and Potatoes


For 4 Person(s)

For the Pasta:

  • 1 pound cut spaghetti
  • 1 1/2 pounds Idaho potatoes
  • 20 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • grated pecorino cheese


  1. Cut the potatoes in small cubes and set aside.
  2. In a small pot boil 3 cups of water.
  3. In a large pot, add the EV olive oil and the onion chopped finely.
  4. Let the onion become translucent and add the cut potatoes. Let the potatoes saute` for about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the parsley and the crushed tomatoes and let everything cook for about 10 minutes.
  6. Add the boiling water and let everything cook al low flame until the potatoes are soft but still a little firm.
  7. Separately cook the pasta in salted water.
  8. Mix the sauce and the potatoes with the pasta and serve with grated pecorino cheese and fresh black pepper, if desired.

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