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Eating On A Budget Recipe 3/15

Posted by on Mar. 15, 2013 at 1:27 PM
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                       Pasta Puttanesca

                                       

Serve with a salad of green leaf lettuce, red onion, and fresh parsley, dressed with 1 tablespoon olive oil and fresh lemon juice.

Yield: 4 servings
Total: 
Cost per Serving: $2.22

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 
  • garlic cloves, minced
  • anchovy fillets
  • 1 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • quarts water 
  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine 
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated Parmesan cheese 

Preparation

  1. 1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil to pan. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add anchovies; mash in pan to form a paste. Stir in tomatoes and next 4 ingredients (through pepper); cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. 2. Bring 6 quarts water to a boil. Add pasta; cook 8 minutes or until almost al dente. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Add pasta and reserved pasta water to tomato mixture; increase heat to medium-high. Cook 5 minutes or until pasta is al dente, tossing to combine. Spoon 1 1/2 cups pasta into each of 4 bowls. Drizzle each serving with 3/4 teaspoon oil; sprinkle with cheese.

by on Mar. 15, 2013 at 1:27 PM
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by Colleen on Mar. 15, 2013 at 1:43 PM

 Sounds good

Stevensmomma
by Platinum Member on Mar. 15, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Looks good

MamaMandee
by Mandee on Mar. 15, 2013 at 4:04 PM
The anchovies ruined this one for me :/
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SweetLuci
by Luci on Mar. 15, 2013 at 4:39 PM

 The anchovies are what makes this dish so good. They cook down and just add good flavor, like the flavor they add to Caesar salad. Have you ever cooked with them?

Quoting MamaMandee:

The anchovies ruined this one for me :/

 

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by on Mar. 15, 2013 at 4:39 PM
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lol I was thinking the same exact thing!

Quoting MamaMandee:

The anchovies ruined this one for me :/


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SweetLuci
by Luci on Mar. 15, 2013 at 4:40 PM

 According to DH's aunt-born in Italy, it literally means "whore's sauce" because it's hot, salty, spicy, quick and cheap!

MamaMandee
by Mandee on Mar. 15, 2013 at 4:41 PM
No I dont eat anything that lives in water.

Quoting SweetLuci:

 The anchovies are what makes this dish so good. They cook down and just add good flavor, like the flavor they add to Caesar salad. Have you ever cooked with them?


Quoting MamaMandee:

The anchovies ruined this one for me :/

 

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MamaMandee
by Mandee on Mar. 15, 2013 at 4:42 PM
LOL

Quoting SweetLuci:

 According to DH's aunt-born in Italy, it literally means "whore's sauce" because it's hot, salty, spicy, quick and cheap!

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SassyWildflower
by on Mar. 15, 2013 at 6:52 PM

mm sounds good

brownhoney21
by Ruby Member on Mar. 15, 2013 at 6:54 PM
1 mom liked this

 

Quoting MamaMandee:

The anchovies ruined this one for me :/

 

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