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Pasta Puttanesca This pasta puttanesca is spaghetti tossed in a homemade tomato sauce that is flavored with olives, capers and herbs. A quick and easy dinner option that tastes like it came straight from your local Italian restaurant! Ingredients * 12 ounces spaghetti pasta * 1/4 cup olive oil * 2 teaspoons anchovy paste * 2 teaspoons minced garlic * 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or more to taste * 28 ounce can San Marzano whole tomatoes drained * salt and pepper to taste * 1/2 cup kalamata olives pitted and halved * 3 tablespoons capers * 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley Instructions * Cook the pasta in salted boiling water according to package directions.
 * Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the anchovy paste, garlic and red pepper flakes to the pan.
 * Cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.
 * Coarsely chop the tomatoes then add them to the pan. Season the tomatoes with salt and pepper to taste.
 * Stir to combine the tomatoes and olive oil mixture. Bring to a simmer. 
 * Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes have broken down and formed a sauce.
 * Stir in the olives and capers.
 * Drain the pasta and toss with the tomato sauce. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.