Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
1/2 lb penne
3 Sweet Italian Sausages
1 1/2 teasp extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic , minced
1/4 teasp crushed red pepper flakes
3 oil-packed anchovies, rinsed
1 (15 oz ) can whole tomatoes and juices
1 tblsp capers rinsed, drained
1/4 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
Basil leaves thinly sliced for garnish
1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil., Add salt and return to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to package directions
2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, red pepper flakes and anchovies, mashing with a wooden spoon. Cook, stirring until garlic is fragrant, about 2 minutes.
3. In a separate small skillet , add 1 tsp oil and fry sausages until done , about 5 minutes. Then cut into bite size pieces.
4. To garlic skillet ,add tomatoes and their juices, roughly cutting with kitchen shears or by hands. Stir in capers and olives.Add sausage pieces. Bring to a boil and immediately reduce to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper . Let simmer until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes. Add pasta to skillet, toss to combine and serve garnish with basil