Spaghetti alla puttanesca

    • < />
    • < />
    • < />
    • < />
    • < />

    Spaghetti alla puttanesca

    Spaghetti alla puttanesca

    (406)
    40min


    381 people made this

    About this recipe: Tomatoes and garlic are simmered with anchovies, capers, olives and dried chillies in this Italian pasta sauce.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 1/2 (500g) pack spaghetti
    • 100ml (4 fl oz) olive oil
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 375g (13 oz) chopped tomatoes, pushed through a coarse sieve
    • 4 anchovy fillets, rinsed and chopped
    • 2 tablespoons tomato purée
    • 3 tablespoons capers
    • 20 Greek olives, pitted and coarsely chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed chillies

    Method
    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Cook spaghetti according to package instructions; drain and set aside.
    2. Heat oil in a frying pan over low heat. Add garlic, and sauté until golden. Add sieved tomatoes, and cook 5 minutes.
    3. Stir in anchovies, and then tomato purée. Add capers, olives and chillies. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    4. Toss spaghetti with sauce, and serve.
    See all 12 recipes

    Recently viewed

    Reviews & ratings
    Average global rating:
    (406)

    Reviews in English (395)

    by
    2

    Altered ingredient amounts. This recipe allows you to enjoy a puttanesca that is finer than any we've enjoyed at many top Italian restaurants. Try it with a good wine for optimum enjoyment. Feel free to cut back on the olive oil. We used 2 TBS and will use less next time around. We'll enjoy this dish again and again.  -  21 Jul 2008

    by
    1

    Something else. I made this recipe for a dinner party for 9 people. All of them raved about the sauce. I did not push the tomatoes through a sieve, but left them chopped coarse. Added a few chopped sundried tomatoes, which helped to thicken the sauce a bit. Made a nice addition, but the sauce would have been fine without them. I also scaled back the olive oil a bit. Overall, a great recipe. I can't wait to serve it again!  -  21 Jul 2008

    BellaFluella
    0

    Simply delicious!!! Just sprinkle a bit of cheese on top and it's ready to serve.  -  02 Feb 2014

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate