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Pasta with capers

Pasta with Capers, Garlic and Toasted Breadcrumbs

You get a lot of flavor with this effortless pasta dish made with juicy capers and golden breadcrumbs crisped in olive oil.
Course Entree
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword Pasta with capers
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Elena Paravantes RDN


  • 10 ounces dry spaghetti (300 grams)
  • 4 tablespoons capers rinsed
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • ½ cup white wine
  • cup olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons breadcrumbs I used whole-wheat
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper


  • Boil the spaghetti according to directions.
  • While the spaghetti is boiling, heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Sauté the garlic for one minute.
  • Add the capers and parsley and sauté for one more minute and then add the wine and stir until evaporated.
  • Add the bread crumbs and continue sautéing until breadcrumbs are golden about another minute.
  • Drain the pasta and add it back to the pot and pour over the sauce and mix well until pasta is well coated.
  • Serve with freshly ground pepper and salt as need and fresh chopped parsley.