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Spaghetti with Green Olive Puttanesca

Spaghetti with Green Olive Puttanesca

This is a wonderfully tasty quick and easy mid-week meal. Chilli, Capers, Anchovies, Olives and Tomatoes – what a perfect combination!
Serves 4
Prep time:   5 -10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Ingredients
2-3 tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, peeled & finely chopped
1 small red chilli, deseeded & finely chopped
10 anchovies from a jar, drained & finely chopped
115g green olives, pitted
2 tbsp capers, drained
400g tin of chopped tomatoes
To serve
400g dried spaghetti, cooked as per packet instructions
Freshly grated parmesan
Fresh parsley, chopped
Method
1.  Place the oil in a large frying pan and heat, add the garlic and chilli and gently cook for 2 minutes.  Add the anchovies, olives, capers and tomatoes. Bring to the boil and reduce the heat to a simmer for 10-15 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
2.  Add the cooked spaghetti to the sauce and toss until fully coated.
3.  Serve with a sprinkling of parsley and parmesan, enjoy!

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