Caterina Valentes Puttanesca Sauce (Harlot Sauce)

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Black Pepper; to taste
2 cn (28-oz) ready-cut tomatoes
4 Garlic; minced
Grated cheese
12 Fresh basil leaves; chopped
1 cn (16-oz) pitted whole black
1 pn Red pepper flakes
4 tb olive oil
6 tb Capers; with juice

Original recipe makes 1 Servings



Saute garlic in the oil until golden brown. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes. Add olives, capers, basil, red pepper, and pepper. Simmer in an uncovered pot for 20 minutes, stirring gently until sauce has thickened. Serve on 1 1/2 pounds of pasta cooked al dente. Serve with grated cheese and hot Italian bread and wine. Excellent for gypsies, harlots, starlets, or just plain friends. Serves 4 to 6 OPTIONAL: A small can of anchovies can be added to the sauce. This is very traditional; however, I dont use them. Posted to recipelu-digest by on Feb 6, 1998

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