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Quick Pasta Puttanesca

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 435
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Quick Pasta Puttanesca
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min

Get your dinner table ready in a snap with this recipe for a homemade puttanesca sauce with garlic, fire-roasted tomatoes, chopped olives, capers and fresh herbs. Serve on a bed of al dente pasta topped with perfectly melting Sargento® Shredded Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese for authentic Italian flavor.

  • 8 oz. multi-grain thin spaghetti or penne pasta
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (28 oz.) can fire roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup pitted kalamata or pimiento stuffed green olives, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. drained capers
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes, as desired
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped or sliced fresh basil leaves
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, olives, capers and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 12 to 14 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  3. Drain pasta; transfer to four serving bowls; top with sauce, cheeses and basil.

Serving Size 4

Calories 435

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 14.70g 23%
Sat. Fat 4.40g 22%
Mono Unsat. Fat 7.40g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.10g
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 1784mg 74%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 0g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 139RE
Vitamin C 34mg 57%
Calcium 276mg 28%
Iron 3mg 17%