Puttanesca Pasta




(makes for 1 adult and 1 toddler)

  • 1 mug of dry pasta
  • 1 small tin of anchovies
  • 250g of Passata or 1 tin of tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoon of capers
  • 2 tablespoon of olives
  • 1/2 bunch of chopped fresh parsley


  1. Cook the pasta according to the packet. While it is cooking make your sauce.
  2. Place a small pan on a medium heat.
  3. Empty the anchovies into the pan. Let them dissolve down into a paste, keep stiring them.
  4. Add the Passata or tinned tomatoes to the pan.
  5. Add the capers, olives and parsley. Allow it to simmer while the pasta cooks.
  6. When the pasta is ready, drain it. Add the sauce.
  7. Serve with a salad, mozzarella or shredded courgette with mint and lemon dressing.



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