Barilla® Recipe: Thick Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

It’s Pasta Month and Barilla is helping us celebrate! Enjoy this delicious recipe, courtesy of our Pasta Month sponsor. Perfect for the family! Mangia!


Thick Spaghetti alla Puttanesca, serves 8

1 BOX Barilla® Thick Spaghetti
6 TABLESPOONS Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 CLOVES Garlic Chopped
1 POUND Tomato Diced Peeled Seeded
¼ TEASPOON Red Chili Pepper Flakes
4 OUNCES Gaeta Pitted Olives (May Substitute Black Or Kalamata Pitted Olives)
2 TABLESPOONS Fresh Italian Parsley Chopped Divided
6 Anchovy Fillets Chopped
1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil
2. heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat
3. Add garlic and sauté 1-2 minutes or until garlic turns golden in color
4. Add the tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes
5. Add capers, pepper flakes, and olives cook for 2 more minutes
6. Meanwhile, cook Thick Spaghetti according to package directions
7. Add 1 tablespoon parsley and anchovies to sauce, cook 2 minutes
8. Add salt to taste
9. Drain pasta, add to the sauce, and toss well
10. Sprinkle with remaining parsley before serving

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