Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca

Translation: "Whore's Pasta"

Cuisine: Italian

Recipe Type: Main Dish

Average User Rating: 1.18 / 5

Vegetarian / Vegan: Vegetarian


1 lb. spaghetti, dried
3.5 cups tomatoes, pureed
6 cloves garlic, minced
4 TB olive oil
1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
2 TB capers
1/4 cup basil, chiffonade
1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
Salt and pepper, to taste
Grated parmesan, for garnish
Basil, chiffonade, for garnish


Heat olive oil over medium heat and saute garlic until lightly brown, about 1 minute. Add remaining ingredients. Meanwhile, prepare spaghetti and drain. After sauce has simmered for about 15 minutes, toss with pasta, heat through, and serve.

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4

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