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from [robinarroyave]

Puttanesca Sauce

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 2 clove(s) garlic, minced
  • 1 (1-lb. 12-oz) can(s) Italian-style peeled tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup(s) kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
  • 2 teaspoon(s) capers
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 1 pinch(s) coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 (2-oz.) can(s) anchovies, drained, blotted dry, and minced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • salt,


Heat oil in a large skillet; add garlic; saute over low heat about 1 minute; do not brown. Stir in tomatoes with their juice, olives, capers, red pepper flakes, oregano, and black pepper; cook over medium heat, stirring to break up tomatoes until the sauce thickens, about 15 minutes. Stir in anchovies and parsley; simmer 2 minutes. Add salt to taste.

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