Whole Grain Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Whole Grain Pasta Puttanesca Recipe made with Truvia

This pasta recipe has 3% fewer calories* and 36% less sugar* than the full-sugar version of this recipe. Makes 8 servings.

Serving size: 1 cup

Calories: 310 Calories

**Erythritol value may vary based on your choice of sweetener


  • 1 lb. dried whole grain spaghetti or linguini

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved

  • 14 cup drained capers

  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 1 Tbsp + 12 tsp of zero-calorie Truvia Original Calorie-Free Sweetener Spoonable Jar***

  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes

  • 12 tsp kosher salt

  • 14 cup chopped basil


  • 1.

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to package instructions for al dente. Drain well and set aside.

  • 2.

    In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Sauté onion and garlic for 5 minutes or until fragrant. Add tomatoes, olives and capers and bring to a simmer. Cook 5–8 minutes or until heated through. Stir in vinegar, Truvía® Original Sweetener to taste, red pepper and salt.

  • 3.

    Add cooked pasta to sauce and cook 1–2 minutes or until pasta is cooked and has absorbed some of the sauce.

  • 4.

    Divide between plates or shallow bowls and garnish with basil.

*This pasta has 310 calories and 7 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version which has 320 calories and 11 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 310
Calories from Fat 35
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 680mg
Total Carbohydrate 64g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 2g
Erythritol** 2g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 25% DV
Calcium 10% DV
Vitamin C 25% DV
Iron 30% DV
Whole Grain Pasta Puttanesca is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Oh My Goodness! I may have just become a vegetarian! This meal is so good AND so easy to make. It took me less than 15 minutes to make and less than10 to finish. The kalamata olives are fantastic and really add to the whole dish. Plus fewer calories and less sugar. What more could you ask for?
Date published: 2022-04-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tasty! Very tasty and good flavor for a change from the regular plain pasta I make.
Date published: 2016-03-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! Very easy to make and good taste. I liked the olives!
Date published: 2016-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pasta Puttanesca Tried, very good! A simi- low calorie good tasting dinner.
Date published: 2016-02-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from If you LOVE pasta! I LOVE pasta! I could eat it everyday. This is an amazingly easy dish to make and tastes mmmm-mmmm good! I made it for dinner tonight and was pleasantly surprised when the grandkids asked for seconds!
Date published: 2016-02-20
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