Recipes and Cooking Big-Batch Puttanesca Sauce 4.2 (6) Kalamata olives and tomatoes add an extra punch to this easy to make Italian sauce recipe. Mix it up for dinner and place the extra in the freezer. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 1, 2008 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 8 hrs Total Time: 8 hrs 30 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 servings and 5-1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 28 ounce can diced tomatoes ½ 6 ounce can (1/3 cup) tomato paste 1 large onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup pitted kalamata olives, chopped ¼ cup snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley 2 tablespoon capers, drained 1 tablespoon anchovy paste 2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 pound fresh or frozen cooked shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined ¼ cup pitted kalamata olives, halved Hot cooked pasta or rice Shaved Parmesan cheese Directions In 4- to 6-quart slow cooker stir together undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, onion, garlic, chopped olives, snipped parsley, capers, anchovy paste, basil, cayenne pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting 8 to 10 hours or high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Remove half of sauce (about 5-1/2 cups). Set aside for additional meals. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Add shrimp and halved olives to sauce in cooker. Cover and cook 5 minutes more or until heated through. Serve over hot cooked pasta or rice. Sprinkle with shaved Parmesan cheese. Makes 6 servings plus 5-1/2 cups. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 257 Calories 4g Fat 36g Carbs 20g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 257 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 94mg 31% Sodium 874mg 38% Total Carbohydrate 36g 13% Protein 20g Vitamin C 19.5mg 98% Calcium 131.3mg 10% Iron 3.2mg 18% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.