The origin of this recipe may be scandalous- but man is it delicious! This is my twist on a classic (you know that’s how I roll) , and I know you’re going to love it. As always, we are keeping it simple but I have to tell you – this recipe is alarmingly easy and incredibly tasty. One of the most asked questions I get is “so after making a few martinis, I have sooo many olives left in the jar without the brine! Any suggestions?” And now my answer will be to point people in the direction this pasta. Enjoy!

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1 pound dried spaghett

i 1/4 cup good olive oil

1/4 cup Kalamata Olives, sliced in half

1/2 cup Pitted Green Castelvetrano Olives

4 Anchovies, chopped

4 garlic cloves, smashed

(1) 28 ounce can San Marzano Tomatoes

2 tablespoons capers

chopped Crushed red pepper flakes to taste

Kosher salt, to taste

Roughly chopped parsley, garnish

Freshly grated Pecorino






Throw olives, garlic, anchovies, and capers into a bowl & toss.Crush the tomatoes with a potato masher in a separate bowl. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, & sauté garlic cloves for 1 min. Add in olive mixture, & sauté for another few mins until all ingredients are fragrant. Add in the tomatoes + spices. Reduce heat & simmer for 15 min. Cook pasta 2 min less than package says for Al dente & drain. Taste the sauce & add salt if needed. Transfer pasta into sauce let cook 1-2 min. Garnish with Pecorino + parsley. Enjoy!

  1. Kristi Rogers Brown says:

    The recipe is missing the instructions – it’s only a list of ingredients 🙂

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