Spaghetti with Sardines

Spaghetti With Sardines Recipe

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Sue L


Simple Mediterranean style pasta dish with sardines from the pantry.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 12 oz
    dry spaghetti pasta
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch
    red pepper flakes
  • 8 oz
    can diced tomatoes
  • 2 can(s)
    (3.75 ounces each) skinless boneless sardines in tomato sauce
  • 4 oz
    sliced pitted black olives
  • 1 Tbsp
    small capers, drained
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    chopped italian parsley

How to Make Spaghetti with Sardines


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  2. heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan and add garlic, chili flakes, diced tomato, olives, sardines, capers and parsley, heating several minutes until hot and breaking the sardines into chunks (but not pulverizing them).
  3. Toss the spaghetti with the sauce, adding a little of the pasta water as needed to control consistency.

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About Spaghetti with Sardines

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Mediterranean

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