Sardines with Putanesca Sauce

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Sardines with Putanesca Sauce


Quantity Ingredients
2 tbsp olive oil
2 large cloves garlic, chopped
1 can sardines, cleaned (bones and skins removed)
1 (28-oz) can crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup black olives, pitted
2 tbsp capers
1/2 tsp crushed basil
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
8 oz cooked linguini or cappellini
crushed pepperoncino (red pepper flakes - optional)


1. Heat olive oil in pan. Add garlic and saute until brown. 2. Add sardines to pan and mash until they are close to a paste. Saute for five minutes. 3. Add tomatoes and stir. Add olives, capers, basil and black pepper. 4. Cook for 25 minutes over a medium flame, stirring (from the bottom of the pan) occasionally. 5. Serve over linguini or cappellini. For extra bite, if desired, sprinkle pepperoncino on top of pasta and toss well.