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Spicy Pasta

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This is a variant of the Puttanesca recipe- the name of this healthy pasta dish originated in Naples after the local women of the night.
Ingredients
  Tomatoes/Use two 28-ounce canned tomatoes, drained and crushed 6 Cup (96 tbs), boiled, peeled and crushed
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Dried red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Capers 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, drained, rinsed
  Black olives 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Fresh basil leaves 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Penne pasta 1 Pound (Dried)
  Parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), grated
Directions

1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, olive oil, red pepper flakes, capers, olives, garlic and basil. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.

2. Cook the pasta in rapidly boiling water until al dente. Drain well.

3. Toss the hot pasta with the tomato mixture. Add the grated Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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