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Spaghetti with Garlic, Oil and Anchovies

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Ingredients for 4 people      


  • 1 box spaghetti
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 6 fresh anchovies
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  1. 1
    Heat oil in a pan over medium heat

  2. 2
     Sauté two peeled garlic cloves until golden brown, then discard
  3. 3
    Add rinsed, boned, chopped anchovies and sauté for 2 minutes
  4. 4
    Remove pan from heat and break apart anchovies with a fork

  5. 5
     Season with pepper and add chopped parsley
  6. 6
    Meanwhile, boil pasta in a large pot of salted water according to package directions
  7. 7
     Drain, reserving some cooking water, and toss with prepared sauce, adding a small amount of pasta cooking water, if necessary
  8. 8
    Serve hot

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