Easy Gluten Free Puttanesca Pasta

A delicious gluten free variation of a simple, delicious Italian dish, this recipe pairs gluten free penne with olives, capers, red pepper flakes in a delicious tomato sauce.

Barilla Gluten Free Penne Pasta

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Barilla Gluten Free Penne

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  • Skill

  • 332
  • 14g
    total fat
  • 50g
    total carbohydrate
  • 5g
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Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Gluten Free Penne
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes or to taste
  • 2 anchovies, oil packed
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 20-ounce can Italian tomatoes peeled and crushed
  • 1 cup kalamata olives pitted and halved
  • 1 teaspoon capers drained
  • 6 leaves Italian parsley chopped
  • ½ cup romano cheese grated (optional)
  • salt to taste


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil
  • Meanwhile sauté garlic, chili flakes and anchovies in olive oil for 1-2 minutes or until garlic is slightly yellow in color
  • Add the tomatoes, olives and capers, bring to a simmer
  • Season the sauce with salt
  • Cook pasta according to package directions
  • Drain pasta and toss with the sauce in a large mixing bowl
  • Stir in parsley and romano cheese (optional) before serving
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