Puttanesca pasta recipe

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10 min


30 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 547 kCal 27%

Puttanesca pasta is typically made with very few ingredients, saving you time on the washing up!


  • 300g tagliatelle
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 25g anchovies, chopped
  • 150g mixed olives, drained and halved
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1-2tsp sugar
  • 2tbsp sun dried tomato paste
  • 100g Parmesan cheese


  • Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, drain and set to one side. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the onion. Cook for 8 mins until very soft and lightly golden.

  • Add the garlic and gently cook for 2-3 mins. Stir in the oregano and anchovies and cook for 2 mins. Add the olives, tomatoes, sugar and sun dried tomato paste.

  • Season with black pepper, bring to the boil and simmer for 15mins until rich and thick

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