Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca Recipe

Looking for an easy Spaghetti alla puttanesca recipe? Learn how to make Spaghetti alla puttanesca using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



Anchovies and red pepper flakes should be adjusted to taste.

Recipe Ingredients for Spaghetti alla puttanesca

28 oz chopped tomatoes, in juice
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 anchovy fillets, soaked in water 15 minutes, rinsed and chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp dried oregano
2 tbsp capers, drained and rinsed
8 kalamata olives, pitted and quartered
1 fresh ground black pepper
2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
3/4 lb whole wheat spaghetti
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan

Recipe Directions for Spaghetti alla puttanesca

  1. Heat water in a large pot for the pasta.

  2. Coarsely chop the tomatoes with their juice in a food processor. Heat oil and anchovies together in a large skillet. When the anchovies sizzle, crush with the back of a sppon until they dissolve. Add garlic and red pepper flakes, stirring for about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and their juice, and oregano. Stir and turn up heat until boiling. Reduce heat to medium, add capers and olives, and cook about 25 minutes, stirring frequently. Adjust seasonings and keep warm while you cook spaghetti.

  3. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. If desired, thin the sauce with 1/4 cup of the cooking water. Transfer spaghetti to the sauce and toss over medium heat until the pasta is well coated. Add the chopped parsley, toss, and serve with Parmesan at the table.

Categories

Tomatoes, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 317.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
96
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.7g
16%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
424mg
18%
Potassium
560mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
32.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
9.9g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 13% Iron 12%
* 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 cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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