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Sardine pasta with olives, chilli, lemon and garlic

Recipe from: 11 January 2016
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Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 00:05


  • 500
  • 50
    olive oil
  • 2
    garlic, chopped
  • 2
    red chillies, deseeded and chopped
  • 1
    lemon rind
  • 200
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 100
    olives, pitted and halved
  • 2x 120
    sardines in tomato sauce
  • fresh basil


Cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions until al dente. In the meanwhile, heat some oil in a heavy-based pan and fry the garlic and chilli over mild heat until aromatic. Grate the lemon rind and stir the tomatoes, olives and sardines, through, until warm.

Drain the spaghetti and stir the sauce through while still warm. Sprinkle some basil and lemon juice over to taste and serve immediately.

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