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Saltos de línea: putta|nesca
Pronunciación: /pʊtəˈnɛskə

Definición de puttanesca en inglés:


[usually postpositive]
Denoting a pasta sauce including tomatoes, garlic, black olives, and anchovies: pasta puttanesca
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I had a pizza puttanesca with anchovies, olives (with pips) and cherry tomatoes.
  • That night we were having puttanesca, a spicy pasta dish that everyone should try at least once in their life.
  • And lunch was a crispy salad with pasta puttanesca and crusty garlicky bread - all fabulous.


Italian, from puttana 'prostitute' (the sauce is said to have been devised by prostitutes as one which could be cooked quickly between clients' visits).

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