Spaghetti with anchovies

Spaghetti with anchovies

Apr 13, 2021Ana Markovic

Here is how to prepare spaghetti with anchovies, a very simple but tasty first dish. The spaghetti with anchovies and breadcrumbs is indeed the ideal recipe for those who want to bring to the table a tasty but quick dish!

COOKING TIME: 20 minutes


  • 320g spaghetti
  • 4 anchovy fillets
  • 2 tbsp salt-packed capers
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 chili pepper
  • 1 sprig of parsley
  • 2 slices of Apulian bread
  • 3 tbsp grated pecorino cheese
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Preparation

    1. Cut bread into pieces and crumble into a food processor. Toast bread crumbs with some oil into a non-stick pan.
    2. Cook anchovies with a few tablespoons of oil into another pan. Add minced garlic, chili pepper and desalinated capers. Cook for a couple of minutes over low heat.
    3. Cook the spaghetti in a large pot of boiling salted water and drain when still firm to the bite. Transfer to the pan with the sauce.
    4. Turn the heat up. Add toasted bread crumbs and sauté.
    5. Top with a fistful of grated pecorino cheese and enjoy.

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