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Simple Puttanesca Sauce

Photo: Leigh Beisch
Yield Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Prep: 8 minutes; Cook: 12 minutes. This sauce is great over pasta or grilled chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (26-ounce) jar tomato-and-basil pasta sauce (such as Classico)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or parsley (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 83
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 8 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 453 mg
  • calcium 67 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in sauce, olive, caper, and pepper. Reduce heat; simmer about 8 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Add basil or parsley, if desired.