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Puttanesca Sauce for Garlic Lovers

Yield Yield: 4 cups
Spoon this easy, high-flavored tomato sauce over mounds of your favorite hot cooked pasta.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pitted, halved ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 (3 1/2-ounce) jar capers, drained
  • 8 large cloves garlic, chopped
  • 6 anchovy fillets, mashed
  • 3 cups quartered plum tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add tomato, pesto, and red pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over pasta.