Spaghetti al Pomodoro e Olio

Italian cuisine is renowned for its use of high-quality ingredients that are rich in flavor and texture. The
San Marzano dell'Agro Sarnese-Nocerino DOP tomato, with its unique characteristics, is one of the key ingredients that makes Italian cuisine so delicious and distinctive. In this recipe, we will be showcasing the incredible flavor of San Marzano dell'Agro Sarnese-Nocerino DOP tomato by pairing it with the award winning premium extra virgin olive oil Piro  in a classic Italian dish - Spaghetti al Pomodoro e Olio. With its simplicity and purity of flavors, this dish is a testament to the beauty of Italian cooking and the importance of using high-quality ingredients to create exceptional cuisine. So, let's roll up our sleeves, gather our ingredients, and dive into the wonderful world of Italian cooking with this delicious recipe.


  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 4-5 San Marzano dell'Agro Sarnese-Nocerino DOP tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Piro extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. In a large pot of salted water, cook the spaghetti according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the premium extra virgin olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant and lightly golden, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped San Marzano dell'Agro Sarnese-Nocerino DOP tomatoes to the skillet and stir well to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Simmer the tomato sauce for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it thickens slightly and the flavors meld together.
  5. Add the cooked spaghetti to the skillet with the tomato sauce and toss to coat the pasta evenly. Add a splash of pasta cooking water if needed to loosen the sauce.
  6. Serve the spaghetti al pomodoro e olio in bowls, garnished with fresh basil leaves and grated Parmesan cheese. Drizzle with a little more premium extra virgin olive oil if desired. Enjoy!

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