Linguine With Caper and Green Olive Sauce

Linguine With Caper and Green Olive Sauce
Photo: Hector Sanchez
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 to 6 serves -


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 26-ounce jar marinara sauce

  • 1 6.75-ounce jar Spanish olives, drained and roughly chopped

  • 1 3.5-ounce jar capers, drained and roughly chopped

  • ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped

  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest

  • 1 1-pound box linguine


  1. Heat the oil, garlic, and crushed red pepper in a large saucepan over medium heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes.

  2. Add the marinara sauce, olives, capers, parsley, and lemon zest. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 15 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, cook the linguine according to the package instructions. Drain and add to the sauce, tossing to coat. Transfer to a serving dish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

446 Calories
14g Fat
67g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 446
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 1423mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 24%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 12g
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 3mg 17%

*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.

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