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Pasta Putenesca Sauce

Published Tuesday, 01 January, 2013 by Tanith

Makes a good lunch



  • -a little bit of oil
  • -2 anchovies
  • -2 cloves of garlic
  • -1 chilli
  • -1 1/2 cups of olives
  • -1 cup of capers
  • -1 tin of tomato


-get a large-ish saucepan and put oil and the anchovies into the pan. Don't burn the anchovies (if you're vegetarian just remove the anchovies).

-chop the garlic and chillies, but remember to remove the seeds. Add to the pan, and wait until golden.

-add olives and capers, add the tin of tomato. Warm up, serve with pasta and parmesan cheese.


  • Patty 5 years ago

    Any substitute to anchovies?

  • Latoia 6 years ago

    Really good thanith u made my dinner light up and for my unit 6 pasta recipes i passed!

  • 6 years ago

    I make a similar one without the chilli. The capers, olives and anchovies may not be to everyone's taste but to me and my housemates they are darn fine!

  • 2013vtm 6 years ago

    Anchovies? Chilli? Why would pasta have those? Not to hurt your feelings, but i am not an caper fan... Whatever it is.

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