Spaghetti puttanesca

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:15 mins
  • Cook:20 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Cook up this classic sauce in one pan, then toss with spaghetti for a simple midweek meal. It’s budget-friendly too, making it a great meal for the family

Nutrient Unit
kcal 495
fat 19g
saturates 3g
carbs 66g
sugars 8g
fibre 6g
protein 13g
salt 1.8g

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 large garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes (optional)
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 5 anchovy fillets, finely chopped
  • 120g pitted black olives
  • 2 tbsp capers, drained
  • 300g dried spaghetti
  • ½ small bunch of parsley, finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan over a medium-low heat. Add the onion along with a generous pinch of salt and fry for 10 mins, or until soft. Add the garlic and chilli, if using, and cook for a further minute.

  • STEP 2

Stir the tomatoes, anchovies, olives and capers into the onion, bring to a gentle simmer and cook, uncovered, for 15 mins. Season to taste.

  • STEP 3

Meanwhile, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Cook the spaghetti following pack instructions, then drain and toss with the sauce and parsley.

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