Pasta puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

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sherry monfils


This was one of my dads recipes.
I love the different flavors of the olives and anchovies!
You can use any kind of pasta, I just use whole wheat to make it healthier.

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15 Min
15 Min


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8 oz
whole wheat spaghetti
1/2 c
olive oil, extra virgin
3 tsp
minced garlic in oil, from a jar
2 can(s)
diced tomatoes w/ italian herbs, drained
anchovy fillets, rinsed and chopped
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
3 Tbsp
rinsed capers
greek olives, pitted, chopped
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes

How to Make Pasta puttanesca


  • 1Cook pasta as directed, drain and keep warm. Heat oil in lg skillet over low heat. Cook garlic until fragrant and golden.
  • 2Add tomatoes and cook for 5 mins, stirring occasionally. Stir in anchovies, tomato paste, capers, olives and pepper flakes.
  • 3Cook 10 mins, stirring occasionally. Toss pasta w/ the sauce and serve.

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About Pasta puttanesca

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #puttanesca

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