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Spaghetti puttanesca with rocket and ricotta

8
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8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Feeding a family of four for less than $10? Too easy!

Ingredients

Spaghetti pasta

250 g

Olive oil

3 tsp, extra virgin variety

Garlic

3 clove(s), crushed

Anchovy fillets in oil, drained

4 medium, finely chopped

Baby capers, rinsed, drained

2 tsp

Tomato passata

500 g

Black olives

8 individual, halved

Fresh basil

¼ cup(s), torn, plus extra leaves to serve

Rocket

40 g, leaves

Reduced-fat ricotta cheese

½ cup(s), (120g) crumbled

Instructions

  1. Cook the spaghetti in a large saucepan of boiling salted water following packet instructions or until just tender. Reserve ½ cup (125ml) cooking liquid. Drain the spaghetti and return to the pan.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook the garlic, anchovy and capers, stirring, for 1 minute or until the anchovy softens. Add pasta sauce and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until boiling. Remove from the heat and stir in the olives, basil and rocket until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir the sauce and reserved cooking liquid into the spaghetti. Top with the ricotta. Serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Green salad of butter lettuce, cucumber and raw broccoli florets drizzled with balsamic vinegar or fat-free Italian dressing.