spaghetti with anchovy, fresh spinach & tomatoes

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By Catherine Cappiello Pappas
from Amityville, NY

A simple, hearty main dish that is sure to please!

serves 6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spaghetti with anchovy, fresh spinach & tomatoes

  • 1 lb of fresh baby spinach
  • 4 cloves garlic - chopped
  • 2 vine ripe tomatoes - diced
  • 1 bell pepper – any color - sliced
  • 2 oz. can of anchovy filets in olive oil
  • 3 tbs. olive oil
  • 3 tbs. red wine
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • fresh romano or parmesan cheese for grating
  • 1 lb. of your favorite spaghetti
  • olive oil for drizzling

How To Make spaghetti with anchovy, fresh spinach & tomatoes

  • 1
    Heat a large frying pan with 2-3 tablespoons olive oil. Add the garlic, bell pepper; sauté until the garlic is fragrant. Add the tomato and the anchovies with their oil. Mash the anchovies with a fork. Add the spinach, seasonings and the wine. Simmer on a low heat. Prepare the spaghetti as directed then drain and add to the pan and toss. Drizzle a little olive oil and grated cheese over the plated dish and serve.