Main Dishes

Summer Pasta Puttanesca

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Are you ready for a summer weeknight dinner that's going to blow your mind? Learn how to make pasta puttanesca using fresh tomatoes with this easy recipe.

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For the Marinated Tomatoes
1 pound fresh cherry tomatoes halved or quartered (or a mix of both)
Salt
Fresh oregano chopped, and thyme leaves
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
For the Pasta and Sauce
12 ounces pasta
1 tablespoon oil from the dried tomatoes
1/2 tablespoon oil from the anchovies
2 garlic cloves minced
4 tablespoons capers chopped
3 tablespoons black olives torn
5 sundried tomatoes slivered
2 ounces anchovy fillets
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/2 cup pasta cooking water
2 tablespoons olive brine
a sprig each of fresh oregano and thyme
Salt pepper
6-8 tablespoons fresh cheese such as a creamy goat cheese
Make the Marinated Tomatoes Place the tomatoes in a medium bowl and salt generously. Let them sit for 5 minutes, then lightly squeeze them and loosely drain (don't try to dry them out, just get rid of the...
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Nutritions

Calories
463

Sodium
711mg
29% DV

Fat
15g
23% DV

Protein
19g
39% DV

Carbs
60g
20% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV

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