Pasta with sardines

Pasta con le sarde

Pasta with sardines ( Pasta chi sardi , in Sicilian dialect) is a typical dish of Sicilian cuisine and it is considered a seasonal dish: you can prepare it from March to September, that’s to say, in the only time of the year in which the sardines are fresh to the market and you can collect wild fennel in the fields. There are many variations. One of the most important is the Pasta with Trappitara sardines, a recipe jealously

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 320 g of bucatini pasta
  • 600 grams of fresh sardines
  • 4 anchovies (or sardines) salted or pickled
  • 250 g fennel
  • 50 g pinenuts
  • 50 g raisins
  • 50 g almonds
  • 4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 70 g of white onion or spring onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp saffron
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper reel
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