Fresh Chile Puttanesca
Top Chef finalist Sarah Grueneberg adds green olives, almonds and fresh chile to her bright, delicious puttanesca.
Puttanesca is a classic southern Italian pasta sauce made with tomatoes, capers and olives. Here, it lends a ton of flavor to a hearty but not heavy eggplant lasagna layered with ricotta and mozzarella.
Seared Tuna Puttanesca with Fennel Fritters
Find the ingredients for this Italian-style tuna at a local specialty food shop.
Penne with Salmon Puttanesca
A traditional puttanesca gets complex, savory flavor from olives, capers, tomatoes and anchovies (which essentially melt into the sauce). This version omits the anchovies in favor of salmon, which stays firm and makes for a heartier dish.
Pasta with Fresh Puttanesca Sauce
This no-cook spicy tomato sauce from F&W's Kay Chun is flavor-packed with anchovies, capers, green olives and crushed red pepper.
This pan-seared tilapia is drenched in a quick tomato-based puttanesca sauce. Serve it as a main course with sides, or eat it like a fish stew.