Mom's puttanesca

Yield: 1 batch

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Olive oil
3 cloves Garlic, peeled & chopped
2 cups Tomatoes, pushed through
. a sieve
4 Anchovy fillets, rinsed &
. chopped
2 tablespoons Tomato paste
3 tablespoons Dramed capers
20 Greek olives, pltted &
. coarsely chopped
½ teaspoon Dried red pepper flakes

Named after the Italian ladies of the night ("Puttane"), this sauce goes well with any type of spaghetti. Heat oil m a skillet over low heat. Add garlic and saute until golden. Add sieved tomatoes and cook 5 minutes. Stir in anchovies, then tomato paste. Add capers, olives and pepper flakes. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once pasta is cooked, if there's a delay in combining it with the sauce, toss it with 2 tablespoons olive oil; or briefly rinse it under hot water.

This will keep it from stickmg. ** Mom's Recipe card file ** Posted by The WEE Scot -- paul macGregor Submitted By PAUL MACGREGOR On 10-22-95

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