Spicy Pasta With Capers and Olives Recipe

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Spicy Pasta With Capers and Olives
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  1. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add oil.
  3. When oil is hot, add the anchovies.
  4. Mash the anchovies in the olive oil and sauté for 45 seconds.
  5. Add the onion and sauté for 2 minutes, until tender.
  6. Add the garlic and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  7. Add the seeded, chopped tomatoes, tomato paste and wine.
  8. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes.
  9. Reduce heat to medium and add capers, olives, basil, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  10. Simmer, uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  11. Taste for seasoning and adjust spices accordingly.
  12. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  13. Drain pasta and toss with sauce.
  14. (If sauce gets a little too thick, spoon in a little water from the pot you are cooking the pasta in).
  15. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 311.06 Kcal (1302 kJ)
Calories from fat 66.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.38g 11%
Cholesterol 3.19mg 1%
Sodium 274.25mg 11%
Potassium 287.43mg 6%
Total Carbs 46.99g 16%
Sugars 3.19g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2.45g 10%
Protein 9.11g 18%
Vitamin C 3.9mg 6%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 33.2mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 233.26 Kcal (977 kJ)
Calories from fat 49.78 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.53g 11%
Cholesterol 2.39mg 1%
Sodium 205.66mg 11%
Potassium 215.54mg 6%
Total Carbs 35.24g 16%
Sugars 2.39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.84g 10%
Protein 6.83g 18%
Vitamin C 2.9mg 6%
Iron 1.7mg 12%
Calcium 24.9mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.3
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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