Spaghetti alla puttanesca

Authentic Italian recipe

We are delighted to welcome you once again to our culinary oasis. Today we are taking you into the passionate world of Italian cuisine with a classic: spaghetti alla puttanesca. ItalianStyleCooking is not just about recipes, but also about the passion and history behind the dishes.

Naples

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca is more than just a pasta dish – it is a symphony of flavors that invigorate the senses. The origins of this dish are as fascinating as its taste. It is said to have been prepared on the streets of Naples by prostitutes who needed a quick, filling and tasty meal between their “working hours”. The ingredients are simple, but the combination of tomatoes, olives, capers and anchovies gives this dish an incomparable intensity.

We hope that this recipe will not only delight your palate, but also awaken your passion for Italian cuisine. Enjoy this culinary journey and let’s discover the flavors of Italy together!

4.47 from 315 ratings
RECIPE BY Jessica | Chef & Author
One of the best pasta dishes – irresistible!
Amount
4
servings
Ingredients list
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 441kcal
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Cost: low
Calories: 441kcal
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
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Directions
  • Heat some olive oil in a large frying pan. Sauté finely sliced garlic clove, dried and ground hot pepper, anchovy fillets and capers over medium heat for 5 minutes. Stir frequently while doing so.
  • Add the strained tomatoes, stir well and simmer for another 10 minutes over medium heat.
  • Meanwhile, bring a pot of water to a boil, add a good handful of coarse sea salt and cook the spaghetti until al dente.
  • After the sauce has simmered for 10 minutes, add the olives and stir.
  • Drain the finished pasta and then add it directly to the frying pan with the sauce. Mix everything well and let it rest briefly in the frying pan.
  • Finally, arrange on deep plates, sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley and serve.
    Buon appetito!
Calories: 441kcal (22%)Carbohydrates: 82g (27%)Protein: 15g (30%)Fat: 6g (9%)Saturated fatty acids: 1g (5%)Cholesterol: 2mg (1%)

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