Penne with Cashew Tomato Sauce


Ingredients (for 2 servings):

  • 250gr penne pasta

For the sauce:

  • 1 onion
  • 1-2 garlic gloves
  • 1-2 tbsp oil
  • 1 can tomato puree
  • about 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp cashew butter
  • dried italian herbs
  • salt, pepper
  • a bit sugar
  • 150gr small tomatoes


  • 50gr cashew nuts
  • tomato flakes


  1. Roast cashew nuts for the topping in a pan without oil and put aside afterwards.
  2. Cook pasta according to directions stated on the package.
  3. Meanwhile cut onion, chop garlic and roast for about 2-3 minutes in a pan with oil.
  4. Add tomato puree and tomato paste; season with Italian herbs, salt, pepper and sugar to desired taste and bring to the boil.
  5. Cut small tomatoes in a half and add.
  6. Stir in cashew butter.
  7. Finally, pour off penne, combine with the sauce and serve in a pasta bowl; garnish with tomato flakes and roasted cashew nuts.
  8. Bon appetit! 🙂


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