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Name:Putanesca Sauce Contributor:Dick Taylor
Description:Putanesca sauce for pasta Posted:2002-03-19
Key words:anchovies, olives, garlic, tomato Category:Sauces
ID:608 Updated:2006-04-03 10:08:03
Ingredients:14 - 16 oz crushed tomatoes
4 cloves of garlic, halved
4 or 5 anchovy filets, chopped
3 tsp olive oil
10 - 12 black olives, stoned and coarsley chopped
2 Tbsp capers, soaked and drained
2 Tbsp Italian parsley, chopped
1/2 to 1 small red chili, chopped
Preparation:In a deep pan lightly brown the garlic in hot oil. Add anchovies, crush to a paste with a fork.

Add the tomatoes, olives, capers and the chili, cook over medium high heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add the parsley and cook for a couple minutes more.

Notes:The Development:

> > >Rick wrote:
> > > > ...I had a Caesar salad with imported salt-cured anchovies, a
> > > > pasta dish (Pesce Putanesca...
> > HMarc wondered:
> > >Enlighten me, would that be "whore fish"? :-)
> Rick McKee:
> > Absolutely! Pasta Putenesca is so named for the ladies of the
> > evening...spicy, exotic, thrilling. Satisfying your every hunger! 8^)
> The traditional Italian dinner is slow cooked, lovingly and carefully
> all day, by the chapped and worn hands of an Oh So Attentive Wife and
> Mother, who has nothing more important to do than to care for the needs
> of her darling family.
> Putanesca is so called because it's fast and easy.
> Martin

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