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Puttanesca or Kalamata Kwik Sauce

Puttanesca or Kalamata Kwik Sauce

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    20 m
Giuseppe Morabito

Giuseppe Morabito

This is a great quick pasta sauce, full of flavor. Ladle onto short pasta with a generous spoonful of Pecorino Romano cheese. This is not intended to be a sauce that you smother the pasta in. If the fresh tomatoes aren't garden fresh and full of flavor I would consider omitting them from the recipe.

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  • Calories:
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 463 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, saute garlic, onions and red pepper. Stir in sun dried tomatoes, capers and oregano. Add fresh ripe tomatoes and kalamata olives. Cook covered for about 5 minutes.
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CINDIELOU
55

CINDIELOU

8/12/2003

This was fabulous !!!I sauteed 2 boneless chicken breasts ,(flattened with a mallet),and then put about 1/2 cup of sauce in the bottom of a baking dish then put the chicken on top and then the rest of the sauce.Cooked about 25 min. in oven at 375*Served with linguine and lots of parmesan. My husband is a retired chef, he said keep this recipe where you can find it to cook again.

DOUGIE
36

DOUGIE

8/4/2003

Excellent! Very spicy with that much red pepper flakes - weaklings might want to cut it in half. I used oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes and was able to omit the olive oil from the recipe and it worked great!

CareerWife Dreamin' of 1950s
32

CareerWife Dreamin' of 1950s

5/4/2006

This was a great recipe -- very tasty. I doubled the recipe and it was barely enough for 4 people, even if you are not trying to smother the pasta. I would recommend quadrupling it if you are planning for 6-8 people and/or leftovers. Also, start light on the oil and then add more if needed; mine turned out a little oily. Also, if you don't like really salty dishes, I would start light with the olives, and then add for flavor as needed. I put fewer in than the recipe noted, but didn't taste it until I had too many and was a bit too salty. Finally, I had never cooked with crushed pepper, and a little goes a LONG way. If you are feeding this to kids, definitely hold the crushed pepper. Also, sprinkle a little, then taste -- and repeat if necessary, otherwise, you will be surprised! Overall -- great recipe with very fresh ingredients. :)

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