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white spaghetti

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a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

This is one of those dishes made from what’s on hand and is great when you get home late and hungry. Keep a stock of anchovies olive oil and spaghetti and you can always make this dish in short notice.Unknown source

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Ingredients For white spaghetti

  • white spaghetti
  • 6 oz. dried pasta, such as spaghetti
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, cut in half
  • 6 anchovy filets, in oil, drained
  • sea salt and pepper

How To Make white spaghetti

  • 1
    Bring large pan of salted water to boil. Add pasta and cook as the package directs, about 8 minutes
  • 2
    Put olive oil and garlic into small pan and heavy very gently over low heat for 4 to 5 minutes til garlic is pale golden but not browned. Remove and discard garlic.
  • 3
    Add anchovies and 1/3 cup water to pan and simmer rapidly, beating with the fork til anchovies have almost dissolved into the mixture. Add plenty of black pepper and a pinch of salt
  • 4
    Drain pasta and return it to hot pan. Add anchovy mixture and toss well. Divide between 2 bowls or plates and serve. Serves 2

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