Spaghetti alla puttanesca

paste alla puttanesca

Spaghetti alla puttanesca

For 4 servings:

500 g spaghetti

750 ml tomato passata or 750 g ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
5-6  garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 tablespoon capers
100 g black olives
2 teaspoons oregano
fresh chili, finely sliced ​​(or chili flakes), to taste
2-3 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and pepper, to taste

Cook the spaghetti according to package directions. Drain.

Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and add the garlic. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomato passata (or the chopped tomatoes), cover  and simmer  until the sauce reduces slightly. Stir occasionally.

Add the capers, olives, chili and oregano. Stir and continue cooking another 5-6 minutes.

Finally add  the salt, pepper,  spaghetti and mix.

Garnish with parsley.