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Simple Puttanesca Sauce

Prep: 8 minutes; Cook: 12 minutes. This sauce is great over pasta or grilled chicken.

Health JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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)

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 83
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 8g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 453mg
  • Calcium: 67mg
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