Try this formally delicious recipe (pun intended). It takes 5 minutes to cook and 5 minutes to prep! Capers, olives, and anchovy paste will make this quick, but rich, sauce a weeknight favorite

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners

Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size

10 minutes prep time 12 minutes cook time and serves 4 people

Ingredients

  • 8 oz whole-wheat bow tie pasta (farfalle)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ C onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced or pressed (about 5 cloves)
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp anchovy paste (optional)
  • 1 can (35 oz) no-salt-added whole peeled
  • tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp capers
  • 8 pitted black olives, each sliced lengthwise into 6
  • pieces
  • 4 fresh parsley sprigs, rinsed and dried (optional)

Directions

1 In a 4-quart saucepan, bring 3 quarts of water to a boil over high heat.

2 Add pasta, and cook according to package directions for the shortest recommended time, about

10 minutes. Drain.

3 Meanwhile, in a large nonstick pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion. Cook and stir for

5 minutes, until onion begins to soften.

4 Add garlic, cayenne pepper, and anchovy paste. Cook and stir another 5 minutes.

5 Add chopped tomatoes, capers, and olives. Cook and stir until heated through.

6 Divide pasta among four dinner plates (about 1½ cups each). Spoon sauce over pasta. Garnish

with parsley if desired.

Tip: Excellent with Grilled Romaine Lettuce With Caesar Dressing and pan-grilled shrimp or chicken.

 

  • calories 342
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Sodium 455 mg
  • Total fiber 12 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Carbohydrates 62 g
  • Potassium 537 mg