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Quick Puttanesca Sauce

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Introduction

Traditionally served with spaghetti

Traditionally served with spaghetti

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • olive oil (good quality)
  • 2 cloves garlic (thinly sliced)
  • 400 grams chopped tomatoes (fresh or tinned)
  • 1 tablespoon capers (chopped if large)
  • 2 anchovies (drained and chopped)
  • 1 handful green olives (pitted, sliced)
  • 1 pinch of dried chilli flakes (a large pinch)
  • 1 bunch fresh flatleaf parsley (a small bunch, roughly chopped)
  • pasta (preferably spaghetti)
  • olive oil (good quality)
  • 2 cloves garlic (thinly sliced)
  • 14 ounces diced tomatoes (fresh or tinned)
  • 1 tablespoon capers (chopped if large)
  • 2 anchovies (drained and chopped)
  • 1 handful green olives (pitted, sliced)
  • 1 pinch of red pepper flakes (a large pinch)
  • 1 bunch fresh italian parsley (a small bunch, roughly chopped)
  • pasta (preferably spaghetti)

Method

Quick Puttanesca Sauce is a community recipe submitted by KitchenGoddess and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Tip in the tomatoes, capers, anchovies, olives and chilli. Simmer for 10 minutes until thickened slightly.
  • Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions.
  • Drain, toss with the sauce and the parsley and serve.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Tip in the tomatoes, capers, anchovies, olives and chilli. Simmer for 10 minutes until thickened slightly.
  • Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions.
  • Drain, toss with the sauce and the parsley and serve.
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