Easy Date Night Tomato Basil Pasta Puttanesca
- 1 pouch Le Sauce & Co. Tomato Basil gourmet pasta sauce
- 6 ounces (170g) of your preferred pasta (spaghetti or linguine work well)
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to your spice preference)
- 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced
- 2 tablespoons capers, drained
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- Grated Parmesan cheese (optional, for serving)
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until it's al dente.
- While the pasta is cooking, in a large skillet, stir in the tomato basil pasta sauce, sliced Kalamata olives, and drained capers. Simmer the sauce for about 3-5 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
- Once the pasta is done cooking, strain and add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the sauce. Toss the pasta in the sauce until it's well coated with the flavorful mixture.
- Divide the pasta puttanesca between two plates. If desired, garnish with chopped fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese for an extra layer of flavor.
- Serve your delicious pasta puttanesca while it's hot. It's a quick and flavorful dish that's perfect for a satisfying dinner for two.
This simple pasta puttanesca recipe is a delightful Mediterranean-inspired meal. It's both delicious and easy to prepare. Enjoy it as is or pair it with a simple salad and warm crusty bread for a complete dining experience. Bon appétit!