Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca... the name may sound funny, but they are actually very good.

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca


For 4 Person(s)

For the Pasta:

  • 1 pound Spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup black olives pitted and cut in large chunks
  • 28 ounces peeled tomatoes cut into large chunks
  • 6 fillets of anchovies in oil
  • 1 ounce capers cut in large pieces
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • peperoncino
  • salt


  1. Saute` the garlic in olive oil. Once the garlic turns golden remove it from the oil.
  2. Add the anchovies to the oil and after two minutes add the capers and the olives. Add peperoncino, as desired.
  3. Cook for an additional 3 minutes at medium to high heat and then add the tomatoes and salt.
  4. Cook for about 10 minutes al low heat.
  5. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti Al Dente, when ready, pour spaghetti into sauce, toss for 1-2 minutes and serve.




Thursday, 14 December 2017
This was a perfect blend of flavors for me,since I don't like the heat! - Rosettaw
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Delicious - tlen
Thursday, 08 September 2016
you left out the heat it has a flame to it if you look up the origin name of the sauce you will fin...
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- Chef Croatia
Thursday, 08 September 2016
Good. But you need crushed red pepper. - pvandvan