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Spaghetti with Spicy Tomato Sauce


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Spaghetti with Spicy Tomato Sauce
PREPARATION TIME
45 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Main course




Ingredients for 4 people


1 pound Barilla Spaghetti
3 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 Small Onion Minced
2 cloves Garlic Minced
4 Anchovy Fillets Minced
1/2 cup Black Pitted Olive Coarsely Chopped
2 tablespoons Capers Drained Rinsed
1/2 cup White Wine
1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper Freshly Ground
1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Pepper Flakes
28 ounces Crushed Italian Tomatoes Canned
1/2 cup Fresh Basil Chopped



Preparation 15 minutes preparation + 30 minutes cooking
1. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet

2. add the onion, garlic and anchovies when oil is very hot and almost smoking and sauté for 3 minutes

3. reduce heat to medium and add olives, capers, white wine, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes

4. cook, stirring occasionally until the white wine has reduced by half, about 5 minutes

5. add the tomatoes and simmer until reduced slightly, about 20 minutes

6. Meanwhile,  add the pasta to the pot of boiling salted water and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender but still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes

7. drain, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid

8. add the pasta to the sauce once it has reduced slightly and stir to coat

9. add enough reserved pasta cooking liquid, 1/4 cup at a time, to moisten

10. season with salt and pepper to taste

11. gently toss in the basil and serve