Spaghetti with Anchovy, Fresh Spinach & Tomatoes

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


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

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5 Min
15 Min
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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


  • 1Heat 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.

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About Spaghetti with Anchovy, Fresh Spinach & Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy