Puttanesca is derived from a word ‘puttana’ which means prostitute/whore. This sauce is allegedly from the slums of Rome. It is made by cooking tomatoes with olives, capers, garlic, chillies, anchovies & olive oil. Some say that it got its name because of its spicy flavor.
1. Spaghetti
2. Garlic
3. Tomato sauce
4. Capers
5. Olives
6. Anchovy
7. Butter
8. Salt
9. Tomato dices
1. Cook the pasta in plenty of salted boiling water.
2. While pasta is cooking , heat pan add oil followed by garlic, chilli & anchovy.
3. Cook till garlic starts to turn golden & anchovy melts to the base.
4. Add tomato sauce, olives, capers, & diced tomato, cook for further 5 mins.
5. Drain spaghetti, turn it into the frying pan & add some basil and parsley.
6. Toss the pasta for another 1 minute.
7. Check seasoning, serve hot at once straight from the pan.

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