Spaghetti al pomodoro con le alici

Spaghetti with tomatoes and anchovies

Preparation info
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Appears in
Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

  • About


  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¾-inch (2-cm) piece dried chile
  • 4</


Crush the garlic cloves and put them in a skillet with the chile and oil. Sauté over medium heat for a couple of minutes. Add the anchovies and cook until they are completely dissolved. Now add the tomatoes and cook the sauce over a lively flame for about 20 minutes, mashing the tomatoes with a fork as needed to break them up. Discard the garlic and chile.

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