Sicilian Spaghetti


If you love anchovies and pasta, this recipe is for you. It's quick, easy and very tasty. Serve with crusty Italian bread, if desired.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 servings


  • 1 pound spaghetti

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 (2 ounce) can anchovy fillets, chopped

  • 1 cup fine bread crumbs

  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 4 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and add garlic and anchovies to cook for about 2 minutes; stir constantly.

  3. Stir in breadcrumbs and turn off heat. Add parsley and black ground pepper; mix together.

  4. Toss anchovy sauce with hot pasta and sprinkle with cheese; serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

355 Calories
10g Fat
54g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 355
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 516mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 11mg 54%
Calcium 92mg 7%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 241mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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