Monday, May 13, 2013

Easy Pasta Puttanesca

From Canadian Living The Affordable Feasts Collection

Printable Recipe

Prep time: 20 minutes (time it takes to boil water and cook the pasta)
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves 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, grated
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.


Mary said...

My sister will be in need of some TLC on Monday and she loves this dish. Will give it a go and thanks.

Ruth Daniels said...

A hug or two would go great & add even more TLC