Paccheri Puttanesca sauce

by Iris Imports
Paccheri Puttanesca Sauce

PREPARATION 10 minutes

COOKING 45 minutes


1 package (500 g) of PACCHERI ATTILIO #136 pasta, cooked al dente


  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) olive oil
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 4-5 anchovy fillets rinsed under cold water and coarsely chopped
  • 800 g (1 can) Dedicato tomatoes (previously crushed)
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) rinsed capers
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) each: salt, pepper, maple syrup and crushed peppers
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) MIX MEDITERANO #804 olives
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) olive oil
  • A few leaves of fresh basil
  • cooking water


  1. In a saucepan, heat the olive oil and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes (without browning).
  2. Add the anchovies. Cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the crushed tomatoes.
  4. Add capers and seasonings. Bring to a boil.
  5. Simmer gently for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  6. Meanwhile, cook the pasta al dente (follow the directions on the package).
  7. When the texture of the sauce is nice and thick, remove from heat.
  8. Add the olives. Mix well.
  9. Drain the pasta (reserve 125 ml (1/2 cup of cooking water).
  10. Add the oil, half the sauce and a little cooking water.
  11. Mix.
  12. Serve in a presentation dish. Garnish with fresh basil and grated Parmesan…Viva Italia!

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