Monday, May 13, 2013
Easy Pasta Puttanesca
From Canadian Living The Affordable Feasts Collection
Prep time: 20 minutes (time it takes to boil water and cook the pasta)
Cooking time: 15 minutesServes 4 Ingredients:
12 oz/340g long pasta
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 anchovy fillets, mashes
1/4 tsp red chili pepper flakes
pinch salt & pepper½ cup parsley, chopped
1/3 cup Nicoise (or Kalamata) olives, pitted and chopped
1/2 cup Romano Cheese, gratedDirections
1. Cook the pasta as per package directions in a large pot of salted boiling water. Drain and reserve 1/4 cup of cooking liquid.
2. Meanwhile heat the olive oil in a large skillet over low heat. Saute the garlic, anchovies, hot pepper flakes, salt and pepper until the anchovies dissolve (1-2 minutes). Add the parsley and olives and cook just until heated through (about 1 minute). Add the pasta and reserved cooking liquid. Toss to combine and sprinkle with cheese.