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Spaghetti Puttanesca


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Ingredients

4 portion(s)

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 fresh red chillis, seeds removed if you don't like too hot
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 8 --- anchovy fillets, in oil
  • 2 teaspoons capers, salted, in salt or brine
  • 400 gram can Chopped Tomatoes
  • 75 grams Pitted black olives, I pit them myself - always better - and just rip in half
  • 400 grams dried spaghetti
  • Parmesan cheese
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Recipe's preparation

    Puttanesca sauce
  1. Method

    1. Place Parmesan Cheese in TM bowl and grate for 10-15 seconds on speed 8. Set aside. 

    2. Place the oil, chilli, garlic and anchovy in to the TM bowl and chop for 5 secs on speed 7

    3. Add the capers and saute for 2 mins, Varoma temp, speed 1

    4. Add the can of tomatoes and the olives and cook for 25 mins/100 deg c/Counter-clockwise operation/Gentle stir setting

    5. Boil the kettle, put the water in to a pot and get the spaghetti on

    6. Cook the pasta until al dente then drain, reserving the cooking liquid. 

    7. When there is approx 4-5 mins left of cooking time, add a ladle of reserved cooking liquid to the TM bowl to create a gorgeous shiny sauce

    8. Once the TM is finished, tip the pasta and the sauce in to a large bowl.  Coat the pasta with the sauce then serve in pasta bowls.

    9. Fresh grated parmesan over the top to serve.

     

     

     


     

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Tip

The literal translation from Italian is 'whore's style pasta', a tangy, somewhat salty Italian pasta dish invented in the mid-20th century. The ingredients are typical of Southern Italian cuisine: tomatoes, olive oil, olives, capers, and garlic (thank you Wikipedia). 

This is a simple recipe adapted from my favourite little pasta cookbook.  A gorgeous, full flavoured dish that I cook for everybody.

A great 'pescetarian' recipe (vegetarian/fish eaters) and a great dinner party dish to be served to four with warm bread for soaking up all the lovely juices.

Unfortunately I forgot to take a photo this time round but will upload one soon.


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  • Really yummy, thank you

    Submitted by kirbs77 on 22. August 2016 - 16:32.

    Really yummy, thank you

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  • BEST EVER - Italy included! I

    Submitted by Sunset Strip on 22. March 2016 - 11:53.

    BEST EVER - Italy included!

    I order puttenesca in every Italian restuarant I go to and this is the best one I have ever tasted in any restuarant - Italy included.  No joke.  I couldn't believe I was responsible for it. I accidentally blitzed the olives and capers too, but it was great and gave it a nice texture.

    I'm making it for my Italian in-laws on the weekend and want to double it - should I increase the cooking time?

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  • I really enjoyed this pasta

    Submitted by Melatt on 22. February 2015 - 21:19.

    I really enjoyed this pasta sauce, I cooked it in my TM5 and it worked perfectly without any adjustments to time or heat. It will be made again. Thank you.  :)

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  • I only put 3 tablespoons of

    Submitted by Riet O'Neill on 9. October 2014 - 21:27.

    I only put 3 tablespoons of oil in thinking that 4 would be too much but it was still a little oily. Despite this it was very nice and I'll certainly make it again. 

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  • I love this recipe,

    Submitted by nannamia on 5. May 2014 - 17:16.

    I love this recipe, delicious.....thank you for posting  :)

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