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Puttanesca recipe

  • Serves 2
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
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Customer recipe by Lisa Evans
Added 88 months ago

Put a large pan of water on to boil ready for the pasta.

Prepare the ingredients; Roughly slice the anchovies (reserve the olive oil), halve the olives, slice the garlic, roughly chop the dried chilli, chop the parsley and set aside.

In a pan, fry the garlic in the olive oil from the anchovies and just before they get golden add the anchovies, capers, olives, dried chilli and chilli powder. Fry gentle for about 5 minutes.

Next, add the tomatoes and oregano and simmer gentle for 10 minutes stirring occasionally. While the sauce is simmering, cook the pasta.

Once the pasta is cooked, add the pasta to the sauce and gentle stir to coat the pasta in the sauce.
Add the parsley, season to taste and serve.


Use less dried chilli/chilli powder for less of a kick!

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  • 50g anchovies in olive oil
  • 400g good quality canned chopped tomatoes
  • 150g pitted black olives
  • 2tbsp capers
  • cloves of garlic
  • dried red chilli
  • 1tsp chilli powder
  • 1tsp dried oregano
  • 300g linguine or spaghetti
  • small bunch of parsley
  • salt and pepper

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