Updated: Aug 6, 2022
This recipe is super quick and super delicious!! You will feel like you are eating a fancy Italian dish all without the heavy carbs and bloated feeling, prepared in only ten minutes! Sardines are protein-packed, high in heart-healthy omega 3's, selenium and vitamin D, and are a perfect addition to the puttanesca sauce without any fishy taste. This dish is gluten-free, pescatarian, and paleo-friendly.
4.37 oz. wild-caught boneless, skinless sardines in water, drained and chopped
3 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup kalamata olives, chopped
1/8 cup capers, drained
1 cup San Marzano whole peeled tomatoes, hand crushed
1 can palmini pasta, rinsed and drained
Heat a large saute pan over medium heat and add olive oil. Add garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, and sardines and saute for 5 minutes. Stir in olives and capers. Add crushed tomatoes and heat until simmering. Stir in palmini pasta and serve.