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Puttanesca sauce is a spicy blend of tomatoes, onions, capers, black olives, oregano and garlic cooked together in olive oil.
uncooked spaghetti8 oz
olive oil1 Tbsp
garlic clove(s)4 clove(s), medium, minced
canned diced tomatoes14 ½ oz, undrained
olive(s)8 medium, Kalamata variety, pitted and chopped
canned tomato paste¼ cup(s)
crushed red pepper flakes¼ tsp
grated Parmesan cheese½ cup(s), or asiago
basil¼ cup(s), sliced
- Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon pasta water.
- Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes and next four ingredients; bring to a simmer. Simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until sauce is thick, stirring occasionally.
- Combine pasta, sauce and reserved 1 tablespoon pasta water. Top with cheese and basil. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup).