Growing Chefs! Ontario Puttanesca Sauce

Puttanesca Sauce

This tomato based sauce comes with a bit of heat!
Serves 4
1/4 cup olive oil1 red pepper, diced3 garlic cloves, chopped26 ozs diced tomatoes1 teaspoon red chili flakes1/2 teaspoon dried basil1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 teaspoon dried thyme6 fresh basil leaves, chopped1/4 cup capers Salt to taste1 cup green olives, sliced into rounds1 pound pasta1/4 cup Italian parsley, chopped
Measuring cupsMeasuring spoonsLarge potWooden spoonBowls, various sizesCutting boardKnifeCan openerClean dish towelTasting spoons

Get Organized!

Gather your mise en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Measure out the olive oil, chili flakes, basil, oregano, thyme, and capers.

Chop the garlic and parsley. Slice the olives and open the tomatoes.

Get Cooking!

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and heat until the oil starts to shimmer. Add the red pepper and saute until it begins to soften.

Add the chopped garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.

Add the chopped tomatoes, red chile flakes, basil, oregano, thyme and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the chopped basil.

Add the capers and olives and cook for one minutes

Toss with cooked noodles and garnish with fresh parsley.

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