Pasta Puttanesca

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 640


1 pound curly pasta, such as rotini, shells, elbows, or fusilli
1 (6-ounce) package tuna in olive oil
1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes with chilies
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flake
3 tablespoons Basil Pesto, homemade or jarred
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic, fresh or jarred organic
3 tablespoons Tapenade (ollive spread), homemade or jarred
1 tablespoon drained capers
1/3 cup coarsely chopped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, stirring a few times to ensure that it does not stick to itself. Boil vigorously for the time recommended on the package or until tender. Drain.

While the pasta is cooking, combine the remaining ingredients in a serving bowl. Add a ladleful of the pasta water to the tuna mixture. Drain the pasta and toss with the tuna mixture while it is still hot serve.

From Homemade In A Hurry. Text copyright © 2006 by Andrew Schloss. Cover photograph copyright © 2006 by Noel Barnhurst. All rights reserved. First published by Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, California.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 640
Calories from Fat: 140

This Pasta Puttanesca recipe is from the Homemade in a Hurry Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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