Spaghetti with Olives, Capers, and Anchovies

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca Bianca

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Giuliano Hazan's Thirty Minute Pasta

Giuliano Hazan's Thirty Minute Pasta

By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2009

  • About

This is a tomato-less version of the classic Puttanesca sauce, hence the name Bianca, meaning “white.” In the absence of tomatoes, bread crumbs are used to hold all the flavors together instead. I like using a thicker breadcrumb here; either homemade crumbs or plain panko-style store-bought breadcrumbs work well. Though you might think that very little, if any, salt is needed here, unless you season with salt at least moderately, the pasta will taste bland.