[ poo-tuh-nes-kuh; Italian poo-tah-ne-skah ]

  1. Italian Cooking. served with or being a tomato sauce traditionally containing olives, capers, garlic, chile peppers, and sometimes anchovies: Entrees include many pasta dishes, from cheese-stuffed ravioli to pasta puttanesca.Tuna in olive oil is the perfect protein to stand up to a flavorful puttanesca sauce.

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