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Quick Pasta alla Puttanesca

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This famous pasta dish originated in Naples Italy. Puttanesca means “ladies of the night.” Although the exact origin of the name is unclear, one thing is clear: It’s delicious! Here is one of many recipe versions.

½222**pound spaghetti (whole wheat preferred)
2022***black or green pitted olives
12222*14.5-oz can diced tomatoes and 4 oz tomato sauce
222222tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
322222cloves of garlic, chopped and 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
½2222*teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
122222tablespoon capers drained and rinsed
¼2222*cup currants

Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and return spaghetti to pot; add a teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil and toss to coat.

Heat remaining olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add red pepper flakes; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until sizzling. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add canned tomatoes with juice, tomato sauce, olives, currants and capers. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until sauce is heated through.

Serves 4. One serving totals about 345 Calories.

Photo of a dish of Pasta Puttanesca

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