Healthy Pasta Puttanesca

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by Brenda.

A quick, fresh tasting weeknight meal ready in under 20 minutes!

Top Review by cookiedog

This was so easy to put together and sure to be a crowd pleaser! Don't be put off by the anchovy paste, it tastes wonderful! I substituted regular thin spaghetti for the whole wheat. This is going into my favorites cookbook!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add pasta and cook according to the directions on the package.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a large skillet over a medium flame. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add the parsley, olives, capers, anchovy paste, oregano and crushed red pepper to the skillet, and saute for 2 minutes more.
  4. Add the tomatoes and simmer for about 5 minutes. Stir in the arugula and simmer for 1 minute more, until the greens wilt slightly.
  5. When the pasta is done, drain it and add it to the skillet, tossing it with the sauce to combine. Top with grated cheese.

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