Spicy spaghetti alla puttanesca with cavolo nero
Inspired by @tipvanjet's spaghetti alla puttanesca, I made this delicious spicy winter version! Oh yes, and this dish is also on the table within 15 minutes.
- 300 gr. pasta (spaghetti)
- 2 tbsp. capers
- 1 tsp. anchovy paste
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 2 tins of peeled tomatoes
- 100 gr. cavolo nero
- 1 lemon
- pinch of chilli flakes
- 100 gr. whole black olives (remove the stone)
- 15 gr. parsley
- salt and pepper
- olive oil
- Bring a large pan of water with a generous pinch of salt to the boil.
- Crush the garlic with a knife and remove the skin. Heat a good splash of olive oil in a large frying pan and add the garlic, chilli flakes and anchovies, fry gently for 2 minutes.
- Coarsely chop the capers and add them together with the tins of peeled tomatoes. Crush the tomatoes with a potato masher.
- Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti al dente according to the package.
- For the last 5 minutes while the pasta is cooking, add the coarsely chopped cavolo nero, olives, lemon zest and a squeeze of juice to the tomato sauce and season with pepper and salt.
- Add the spaghetti and a small dash of cooking liquid to the sauce, mix well and simmer for another 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle some coarsely chopped parsley over the pasta and divide between 4 plates and serve!
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