Penne with Tomatoes, Olives, and Capers

Penne with Tomatoes, Olives, and Capers
Photo by Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner


  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • ¾ cup (3 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 6 cups hot cooked penne (about 4 cups uncooked tube-shaped pasta)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons capers
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
    • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 3 cups chopped plum tomato (about 1 3/4 pounds)

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pepper and garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add tomato, olives, capers, and salt. Reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pasta to pan, tossing gently to coat; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat...

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