Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta Puttanesca recipe? Learn how to make Pasta Puttanesca using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by free2grow

Makes 3 servings



Also known as "whore's pasta," the name of this robust pasta dish originated in Naples after the local women of easy virtue. All the ingredients are just as easy to put your hands on, making this a quick and satisfying meal! Based on http://www.mediterrasian.com/delicious_recipes_pasta_puta.htm

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta Puttanesca

1 onion
2 cloves garlic
6 anchovy fillets
1 chili pepper
3 teaspoons capers
12 black olives
420 g tinned tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
280 g spaghetti

Recipe Directions for Pasta Puttanesca

Add spray of oil and water then steam fry the onion for 6 minutes, stirring. ADD the garlic and anchovies and cook for a minute, stirring to break up the anchovies. ADD the chili, capers, olives, tomatoes, salt and pepper, and bring to the boil. REDUCE the heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. WHILE the sauce is simmering, cook the pasta. DRAIN the cooked pasta into a colander and put the sauce in the bottom of the pot. TOP with the hot pasta and parsley. Toss together gently to combine.
Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 302.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
351
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
878mg
37%
Potassium
619mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
62.2g
21%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
14.9g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 8% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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