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Spaghetti Puttanesca

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • In a pot full of salted boiling water, add the spaghetti and boil for 6 minutes.
  • Place a nonstick pan over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  • Finely chop the garlic and add it to the pan.
  • Add the chili flakes and anchovies.
  • Sauté over low heat for 3-4 minutes until the anchovies dissolve.
  • Grate the tomatoes using the thick blades of the grater and discard the skins.
  • Add them to the pan and turn up heat.
  • Add the olives and capers. Stir with a wooden spoon and wait for the mixture to come to a boil.
  • Drain the spaghetti and add them to the sauce in the pan. (Reserve a spoonful of the pasta water for the sauce.)
  • Remove from heat, add the spoonful of pasta water and stir for 2 minutes, until the water is soaked up and the sauce thickens.
  • Add the finely chopped basil, parmesan, pepper and some salt.
  • Serve with extra pepper, basil leaves and olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
38 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
39 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
38 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
37 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
9 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
54 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
30 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
47 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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