Sayguh's Spicy Olive Oil, Tomato and Lime Pasta Sauce Recipe -
Sayguh's Spicy Olive Oil, Tomato and Lime Pasta Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Sayguh's Spicy Olive Oil, Tomato and Lime Pasta Sauce

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"A great sauce for pasta that will make you the envy of all your friends."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    50 mins


  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes. Add the grape tomatoes and chopped tomato to the hot oil. Squeeze the limes over the tomatoes and add the lime halves to the pan. Season with the chili flakes, pepper, and salt. Allow the mixture to simmer until it thickens, about 30 minutes.
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Sep 08, 2009

The lime completely overpowered all the other flavors--it was like drinking hot lime juice. We tried to cut the lime flavor with a little bit of sugar, but that didn't work at all. I am pretty dissapointed--we both love lime and were exicted about trying this recipe. Maybe cut the lime to a tablespoon or so and leave out the lime halves while cooking? It] might work, but I am sorry to say that we don't think this is worth trying again, even with some modifications.

Jun 04, 2010

I LOVED this!! Definitely a nice change from the usual. I did cut WAY down on the oil though - used more like 2 tbsp instead of a half cup, and because I'm a garlic head I added 3 cloves minced garlic to the original saute. It really worked well over fish and rice too!


5 Ratings

Jul 06, 2009

love it!

Oct 08, 2014

I only used the juice of one lime and did not add the lime halves to the pan fearing it would over power the sauce and I was right. All that oil isn't necessary either. This is an awesome pasta sauce served over zoodles (zucchini noodles) for a healthy meal. This will go into my TNT folder.


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  • Calories
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 18.4 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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