Spaghetti with Sardines and Lemon Juice

Spaghetti with Sardines and Lemon Juice


(Cooking time: 20 min; 4 servings)

  • Spaghetti – 14 oz
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 cans (8.4 oz) sardine fillets in oil, drained
  • Zest – 1 lemon
  • Pine nuts – 1 handful, toasted
  • Lemon juice – 1 lemon
  • Fresh flatleaf parsley, chopped


  • Add the spaghetti to salted boiling water and cook for about 8 minutes. Drain when ready. Add olive oil to the pot and toss thoroughly to coat the spaghetti with the olive oil.
  • Fry garlic and the chili in a frying pan, about 1 minute. Add sardines and the zest of a lemon. Heat until the ingredients are warm.
  • Take a large bowl to combine the sardines, the spaghetti, the pine nuts, the lemon juice and the chopped parsley. Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Serve warm.
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