Last week, Dr Desert Flower and I tried a new jarred tomato sauce from Trader Joes that was phenomenal! Puttanesca - I'd never heard of it before - "pü-tä-ˈnes-kä; adjective, Etymology: Italian, short for alla puttanesca, literally, in the style of a prostitute. Date: 1969 : served with or being a pungent tomato sauce typically containing olives, garlic, capers, hot pepper, and sometimes anchovies" (per M-W) .
It was tasty with turkey meatballs. It had a small kick, and should not be eaten with severely chapped lips, but it was delicious. I highly recommend it.
Trader Giotto's Puttanesca 25 oz (709g) [UPC code 00932622]
whole Italian tomatoes
kalamata olives / red wine vinegar / salt EVOO
anchovy paste (anchovies, olive oil, acetic acid)
crushed red pepper
[Note the Lack of added sugar!]
I do like to make my own sauces, but when in a hurry, it's nice to have ready-to-serve alternatives. Trader Giotto's Puttanesca will now be part of that pantry arsenal.
1 year ago