Whilst there are lots of ready-made versions of this sauce in the supermarkets, but they’re always high in Syns – so here’s our Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca! Packed full of flavour and brings a taste of Italy to your dinner!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
Our Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca is one of THE most classic pasta dishes, and you’ll never believe that this recipe is Slimming World friendly!
Some people are a little squeamish about using anchovies, or think that they taste really fishy. I promise, they don’t in this recipe! They add an amazing depth of flavour to the sauce, and a really savoury saltiness.
There’s no need to use a whole can of anchovies for this sauce, so any you don’t use you can freeze! Or make a double batch of the sauce and freeze it!
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What do I need to make this Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca?
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Our Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca really just needs a few kitchen basics.
A spaghetti pan is soooooo useful, and makes cooking spaghetti really easy due to the height and size of the pan.
How many Syns are in this Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca?
The Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca is just 0.5 Syns per portion! That’s a huge saving on a shop bought sauce, and has soooo much more flavour!
Maybe you might like to add a sprinkle of Parmesan on top, though it doesn’t really need it as it’s tasty enough.
When choosing to use Parmesan, just remember to Syn it accordingly!
Can I freeze this Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca?
The sauce for this recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
– Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough
– Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
– Defrost thoroughly before reheating.
Make sure it’s piping hot before serving!
How do I make this Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca?
Cook the spaghetti according to the instructions on the packet.
Meanwhile, finely slice the garlic, chilli and olives. You can remove the seeds of the chilli if you prefer it less spicy. Roughly chop the capers and anchovies.
Spray a saucepan with Frylight and cook the garlic and chilli on a moderate heat until just starting to brown.
Add the anchovies and capers to the saucepan and cook for a further minute. Add the canned tomatoes and olives and mix to fully combine.
Drain the pasta and add to the sauce. Serve immediately while piping hot!
Like this Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca? Why not try some more of our pasta recipes?
Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free! We used the Olive Oil one for this Low Syn Spaghetti alla Puttanesca recipe, and it was fab!
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