Spaghetti in Red Sauce with Mixed Olives

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“Simple, Italian, comfort food! This recipe is great for a quick, weeknight meal. And makes great leftovers!”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. In a large saute pan, heat oil.
  4. Next, add olives and red pepper flakes.
  5. Saute for 3 minutes over medium high heat.
  6. Reduce heat to low, add tomato sauce, and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  7. Drain pasta in a colander, reserving about 1/4 cup pasta water.
  8. Add pasta to the sauce and toss to coat completely.
  9. Add some pasta water if you need to thin out the sauce a bit.
  10. Slide pasta into a serving bowl and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and basil.

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