Red alert: this hot and spicy pasta bowl of al dente spaghetti, salted capers, olive oil and harissa paste is so addictive!
Calories per serving628kcal
9ozdry pasta(250 g)
¼cupolive oil(60 ml)
2tbspspicy harissa paste
a handfulfresh herbschopped
2tbspcapers in brine
Fill a large and high pan with cold water, season it with a good dash of salt and place it over high heat until boiling. Then add the pasta and cook it until tender. Keep an eye on it!
In the meantime pour the olive oil in a small saucepan. Then add the harissa paste and the tomato paste to it.
Whisk until well combined and then place the saucepan over medium-low heat for 3 minutes. Add the freshly chopped herbs and salted capers to the harissa sauce. Season with a little pinch of salt.
Stir the harissa sauce well, then check the seasoning and add more harissa or salt to taste if necessary. Once the pasta is tender and cooked, drain it and transfer the cooked pasta back to the pan. Drizzle it with the harissa sauce.
Stir the spicy pasta well to coat it evenly with the harissa sauce. Then transfer the spicy pasta onto plates and serve hot.