Spaghetti Alla Puttanesco (Uncooked Version)

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  1. pit the olives and cut them into small slices. Place the tomatoes in a serving bowl. Add the olives and remaining sauce ingredients to the tomatoes with 1/2 teaspoon salt and mix well. Let the sauce marinate for at least 1 hour at room temperature to give the flavors time to develop, or cover and chill in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  2. Cook the spaghetti until al dente. Drain the pasta and toss thoroughly with the sauce in serving bowl. Serve at room temperature.
  3. If you like, add 1 teaspoon anchovy paste, or to taste, to the sauce ingredients upfront. For those who have to have a meal with meat add frozen, peeled and deveined, cooked shrimp. Serve with bruschetta.

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